Take 4-6 minute showers, no baths
Get a water meter fitted
Catch cold water while you are waiting for your hot water to come out. Use your cold water to water house plants or put in fridge for drinking water.
Fix all leaking toilets, which can waste anywhere from 30 – 500 gallons of water of day!!
Turn faucet off when brushing your teeth.
Turn faucet off when shaving.
Only wash clothes when you have a full load of clothes. Do not wash your favorite shirt to wear the next day just because you want to. Wait until you have a full load.
Catch the rain in buckets for watering your lawn, plants and garden instead of using your water hose.
If you do use your water hose for watering your lawn, use a trigger hoze nozzle.
Use a timer on your sprinkler system.
Don’t wash the car on the driveway, wash on the lawn, and use a trigger hoze nozzle.
Cover your swimming pool to prevent evaporation of the water.
Let your grass grow some, don’t cut it too short. This will prevent too much watering.
Only flush your toilet when needed, remember the saying, if yellow let it stay mellow, if it is brown, flush it down. So, in other words, if you throw some tissue in the toilet, don’t flush. Invest in the new dual flushing system at your local hardware store.