Be a Water Hero!

    You too can be a Water Hero! Watch this video to learn how to use flow rate bags and dye tabs:

     

    Download Water Audit Worksheet

    Download a PDF of the student Water Audit Worksheet to print out for your students.

     

    Brushing TeethWater Saving Tips

    • Use a broom instead of a hose to clean off your driveway or the sidewalk.
      • Did you know you can save 8 to 18 gallons a day by using a broom instead of a hose?
    • Do full loads of dishes when running the dishwasher.
      • Did you know you can save 1 to 2 gallons of water per day by running the dishwasher when it’s full?
    • Turn off the water while brushing your teeth
      • Did you know you can save 4 gallons of water per day when you turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth?
    • Do full loads of laundry
      • Did you know you can save 15 to 48 gallons of water by doing full loads of laundry?
    • Use a bucket to catch cold shower water and then use that to water your garden or lawn.
      • Did you know you can save 1 to 5 gallons of water by capturing your cold shower water?
    • Take 5 minute showers
      • Did you know you can save up to 10 gallons of water by shortening your shower time?
    • Fix leaky faucets inside and outside your home.
      • Did you know you can save 15 to 20 gallons of water per day by fixing leaky faucets?
    • Do not use the toilet as a wastebasket
      • Did you know you can save 2 gallons of water a day by not using the toilet as a wastebasket?

       

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