1. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…

  2. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.

  3. Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.

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

  5. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 500 gallons…

  6. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

  7. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.

  8. Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

  9. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  10. Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

  11. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

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

  13. If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.

  14. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  15. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

  16. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…