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

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

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

  4. Wash your pets outdoors, in an area of your lawn that needs water.

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

  6. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

  7. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

  8. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

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

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

  11. Keep water in the pool when playing, it will save water.

  12. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

  13. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…

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

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

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