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

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

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

  4. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

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

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

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

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

  9. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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