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

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

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

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

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

  6. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

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

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

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

  10. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…

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

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

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

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

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

  16. When you give your pet fresh water, don’t throw the old water down the drain. Use it to…