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

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

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

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

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

  6. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

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

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

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

  10. Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

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

  12. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

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

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

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

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