If you keep your showers to 5 minutes and under you can save up to 1000 gallons of water per month.
Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub can require up to 70 gallons of water.
If you like hot showers, catch the water in a bucket while you're waiting for it to heat up. Use that water on your plants or to flush the toilet.
One Drip every five seconds adds up to five gallons per day!
Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.
If your toilet flapper does not close properly after flushing replace it.
Turn off water while brushing your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s up to 200 gallons a week for a family of four.
When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.
Save the water after boiling potatoes, soaking beans or steaming vegetables and use it to water your plants.
Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1000 gallons of water per month.
Wash your pets outdoors in areas of the lawn that need water.
Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways.
Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps retain more nutrients.