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

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

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

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

  5. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.

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

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

  8. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

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

  10. When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

  11. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  12. Dishwashers typically use less water than washing dishes by hand. Now, Energy Star dishwashers save even more water…

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