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

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

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

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

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

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

  7. See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

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

  9. When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

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

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

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

  13. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

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

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

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