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Ways to save water
  • Fix any leaks

  • Check toilets and faucets for running water 

  • Use water saving toilets

  • Flush only when necessary

  • Replace shower heads with water saving heads.  Turn the shower off when lathering up. 

  • Start cold, or fill a bucket for other use while waiting for the shower to heat up. 

  • Take shorter showers.

  • Use water from cleaning vegetables, etc, to water plants in the yard.

  • Replace your grass with drought resistant plantings, cactus and succulents. 

  • Don’t overwater plants and lawn during the dry season.

  • Let your grass brown up.

  • Turn off the faucet when you are brushing your teeth.

  • When shaving, fill sink and rinse razor in sink rather than under running faucet.  Same with hand washing. 

It’s about changing habits, so if you have to, pick one or two to start, and see what your household can do to save water!

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