Keep water in the fridge rather than waiting for the water to cool from the tap.
Wash your vegetables and rinse dishes in a plugged sink or basin – not under a running tap.
Wait for a full load of washing before reaching for the detergent.
Use the half flush when flushing the toilet.
Make sure your dishwasher is full before using.
Use a plug rather than running water to rinse your razor, brush your teeth or wash your face.
Keep your showers to four minutes.
Install a WELS rated water saving showerhead and save on water and energy costs.
Scrape your dishes, rather than rinsing, before putting into the dishwasher.
When washing your hands, turn off the tap while you lather them.
Make sure that you turn off all taps tightly any time you turn them off.
If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant instead.
Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.
Cook your food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.
Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to get eight glasses of water a day.
When washing your hair in the shower, turn off the tap while you lather.
For hanging baskets, planters and pots, put ice cubes on top of the soil to give your plants a cool drink of water without overflow.
Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.