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

  2. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  12. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

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

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

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

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