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  • Repair dripping faucets and leaky toilets. Dripping faucets can waste about 2,000 gallons of water each year. Leaky toilets can waste as much as 200 gallons each day.
  • Only run the dishwasher and clothes washer when they are fully loaded.
  • When shopping for new appliances, consider a high efficiency model (with the ENERGY STAR logo) that will use less water and less energy.
  • Turn off the water when brushing your teeth or shaving and save more than 5 gallons per day.
  • Defrost frozen food in the refrigerator or in the microwave instead of running water over it.

Source: American Water Works Association, www.awwa.org