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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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