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What YOU Can Do!


  • Don't let the water run when you brush your teeth.

  • Make a sign to remind your family to turn the water off when they are brushing.

  • Take a shower instead of a bath.

  • Leave a bottle of water in the refrigerator so you'll always have cold water to drink instead of letting the water run to get cold.

  • Collect rain water to use on plants.

  • Tell a grown up that there are shower heads that use less water.

  • Tell your parents to water the lawn early in the morning or in the evening. In the heat of the day, water will evaporate before the ground can drink it up.

  • Make sure the sprinklers are not watering the driveway or sidewalk.


  • If you have a stream near your house, help the Earth by keeping the stream bank clean.

  • When you visit the beach, make sure you don't leave any trash behind to pollute.

  • Animal waste can pollute water, too. Don't let your pet leave its waste in or near a stream.