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Don't run the tap for cold drinks. Keep a pitcher in the refrigerator.

Insulate water pipes to get hot water faster and avoid wasting water.

Use automatic dishwashers and clothes washers only with a full load.

If your grass springs back up after you step on it, it doesn't need watering.

A faucet drip can waste 2,700 gallons per year.

Do a weekly check for broken or clogged sprinkler heads.

Use a 25 cent washer to fix leaks and save 600 gallons per month.

Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways, steps and sidewalks.

To wash dishes, fill one side with soapy water and the other with hot water.

Use minimum amount of water for a bath by filling the tub 1/3 full.

Flushing small amounts of trash down the toilet wastes gallons of water.

Drought-tolerant plants are beautiful and require less watering.

Turn off the water while brushing your teeth or shaving.

Don't run the tap for cold drinks. Keep a pitcher in the refrigerator.

Use fertilizers containing slow-release, water-insoluble forms of nitrogen.

Position sprinklers to water grass and shrubs, not paved areas.

Repair dripping faucets by replacing washers.

Only allow sprinkler play when it is time to water the lawn.

Wash your car using a bucket for soapy water and a shut-off hose nozzle.

Use mulch to retain moisture in the soil and control weeds.

Take a minute or two off the sprinkler timer.

An adjustable hose nozzle allows you to adjust the spray to meet your needs.

Do a weekly check for broken or clogged sprinkler heads.

Retrofit household faucets by installing aerators with flow restrictors.

Use a hose nozzle that stops water flow when not using the water.

Don't forget a 25 cent washer to fix leaks and save 600 gallons per month.

Use a pool cover to slow evaporation.

Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting to reduce water needs.

Check your toilet for worn out, corroded and bent parts.

Use micro sprinklers and high efficiency nozzles for irrigation.

Don't run the tap for cold drinks. Keep a pitcher in the refrigerator.

Create an awareness about water conservation among your children.

Replace your showerhead with an ultra-low-flow showerhead.

Water during the early morning when temperatures and wind are low.

A low-volume toilet uses less than half the water of older models.

Aerate your lawn to reduce runoff.

Position sprinklers so that water lands on the lawn and not paved areas.

Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting to reduce water needs.

Use a hose nozzle that stops water flow when not using the water.

Fall is the ideal time to plant drought-tolerant plants.

Save water by adjusting your irrigation controller.

Update old toilets with a displacement device to reduce gallons per flush.

Turn off the water while you brush your teeth or shave.

A good rain can eliminate the need for watering up to two weeks.

Water during the early morning when temperatures and wind are low.

Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways, steps and sidewalks.

Report all significant water losses to your local water company.

Create an awareness about water conservation among your children.

Get an adjustable hose nozzle for outdoor use.

Replace your showerhead with an ultra-low-flow model.

Make sure your visitors understand the need for water conservation.

Do not leave sprinklers or hoses unattended.

Consider a high efficient toilet that uses less water.

Consider a high efficient toilet that uses less water.

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