If food coloring seeps into the toilet bowl without flushing, you have a leak. Fixing it can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.
That's just one of the more than 100 water-saving tips you can get by going to the Water, Use it Wisely website.
Here are two more from them:
- Drop your tissue in the trash instead of flushing it and save water every time.
- Washing dark clothes in cold water saves both on water and energy while it helps your clothes to keep their colors.
Water, Use it Wisely also has online games that can help you learn those tips, like the Play the Tip Tank Game.
Save water and save money too!