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

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

  3. When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

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

  5. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.

  6. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  7. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

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

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

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

  11. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

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

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

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

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

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