Turn off the tap when you brush your teeth
This can save 6 litres of water per minute.
Fix your leaks.
Whether you go DIY or hire a plumber, fixing leaky faucets can mean big water savings.
Take 5-minute showers instead of baths.
A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.
If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing.
Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.
When shopping for a new washing machine
compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up to 20 gallons of water per load.
Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables.
Use it to water house plants.