1. #37

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

  2. #38

    Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

  3. #40

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

  4. #44

    Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  5. #45

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

  6. #46

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

  7. #47

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

  8. #48

    Play fun games while learning how to save water!

  9. #51

    Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  10. #52

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

  11. #55

    Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

  12. #57

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