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

  2. One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

  3. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

  4. When buying a washer, check the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between models.

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

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

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

  8. Watch the Home Water Challenge video or use the Home Water Audit Calculator to see where you can…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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