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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  14. When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

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

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