Download the Smart Irrigation Month coloring book (PDF: 2.2 MB) filled with simple water saving tips and fun games for kids.
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Put your crossword skills to the test in our Crossword Challenge.
Here are some comparisons to show how much water you can save in your daily activities.
|Activity||Conventional Use (gallons)||Water-Conserving Use (gallons)|
|Brushing Teeth||2 or more gallons||0.25 gallons or less (tap off, use glass)|
|Shaving||20 gallons||1 gallon or less (fill sink)|
|Showering||50 gallons (conventional showerhead, 10-minutes)||12.5 gallons (water-saving showerhead, 5 minutes)|
|Washing dishes by hand||30 gallons (tap running)||5 gallons (fill sink)|
|Using a dishwasher||16 gallons (partial load, full or pot-scrubber cycle)||9 gallons (light or short cycle, full load)|
|Washing clothes||35 gallons/load (highest water level, partial load)||25 gallons/load (lowest water level adjusted to size of load)|