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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  11. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

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

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

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

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

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