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

  2. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

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