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

  2. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

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

  4. If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

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

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

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

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

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

  10. Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help…

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

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

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

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

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

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