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

  2. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

  3. Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

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

  5. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…

  6. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

  7. Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

  8. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

  9. Plug the sink instead of running the water to rinse your razor and save up to 300 gallons…

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

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

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

  13. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

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

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

  16. Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.