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

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

  3. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

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