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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  9. If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.

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

  11. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…

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

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

  14. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.

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

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