Never put water down the drain when there may be another use for it such as watering a plant or garden, or cleaning. More.
Rinse your razor in a few inches of water in the sink, rather than under running water. More.
Clean gutters and downspouts manually, without using a hose. More.
The average American husehold wastes 11,000 gallons of water every year due to dripping faucets, running toilets, and other household leaks. More.
13% of average home heat or A/C energy efficiency loss is from plumbing penetrations. More.
Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the toilet bowl without flushing, you have a leak. Fixing it can save up to 1,000 gallons/mo. More.
Only 20% of homes built before 1980 are well insulated. Insulate your attic with a minimum of 10 inches of insulation. More.
Water damage prevention and leak detection are critical in water conservation. Ask your plumber about automatic water shutoff systems. More.