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

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

  3. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  4. When running a bath, plug the bathtub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub…

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

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

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

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

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

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

  11. If your toilet was installed before 1992, purchasing a WaterSense® labeled toilet can reduce the amount of water…

  12. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…

  13. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

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

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

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