Calculate your water footprint
The average American consumes 1,198 gallons of water per day. Think there's no way you use that much?
Visit www.h2oconserve.org, a web site that helps you calculate how much water your household actually consumes – from the amount you use while showering to how much it takes to produce your food – and answer a series of questions about your home and lifestyle.
Once you know your number, peruse the site's tips for saving water at home to help you kick your 1,000-plus gallon-a-day habit.