1. While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  2. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  3. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  4. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

  5. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

  6. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

  7. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

  8. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

  9. See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.

  10. Play fun games while learning how to save water!

  11. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

  12. If your toilet flapper doesn’t close properly after flushing, replace it.

  13. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

  14. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

  15. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

  16. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to…