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

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

  3. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

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

  5. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

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

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

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

  9. When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your non-edible plants.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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