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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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