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

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

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

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

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

  6. Play fun games while learning how to save water!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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