• Take a five-minute shower instead of a bath. This can save about 15 gallons per shower.
  • Catch water in a bucket or watering can while waiting for it to get hot. Then use it on plants, or pour into toilet bowl to flush.
  • Install a low-flow showerhead to reduce water use by 50 percent or more.
  • Install high efficiency toilets that use 1.28 gallons per flush rather than three or five gallons.
  • Flush toilets half as often - saves at least 12 gallons per day.
  • Don't use toilets as a wastebasket, flush only when essential. This can save at least 12 gallons per day.
  • Fix all leaky toilets, faucets, and pipes.
  • When brushing teeth, use a glassful of water instead of running tap. This can save three or more gallons per brushing.