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

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

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

  4. Don’t overfill the pool. Lower water levels will reduce water loss due to splashing.

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

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

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

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

  9. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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