20 Gallon Challenge – Take the Pledge Page Saving 20 gallons a day is easy. Simple changes make a big difference. Fill out the pledge below to find easy ways you can save water. Take The PledgeI pledge to do these things to save this much water per day:Try selecting a few water-saving tips below to start saving more than 20 gallons per day!Saving Water Indoors Run the dishwasher only when full: 2 Gallons Not leave water running while rinsing dishes: 5 Gallons Not use the toilet as a wastebasket (once daily): 1.6 Gallons Shorten showers by 2 minutes (once daily): 5 Gallons Turn off water while brushing teeth (twice daily): 8 Gallons Replace old, non-efficient toilet with a new high-efficiency toilet (4 flushes daily): 8 Gallons Purchase a new, front loading high-efficiency efficient clothes washer: 10 gallons Install aerators with flow restrictors on kitchen/bathroom faucets: 14 Gallons Wash only full loads of clothes: 15 Gallons Fix a leaky faucet: 15 Gallons Fill the bathtub half full while bathing: 18 Gallons Fix a leaky toilet: 30 gallons Saving Water Outdoors Install spa cover to reduce evaporation: 5 Gallons Water yard before 6 am or after 8 pm to reduce evaporation: 20 Gallons Adjust sprinklers to reduce overspray onto sidewalks, driveways, etc.: 20 Gallons Repair pipe leak or broken sprinkler head: 20 Gallons Install water-efficient drip irrigation system: 20 Gallons Repair any leaks around pool or spa pumps: 20 Gallons Repair any leaking hose bibs: 20 Gallons Use a broom instead of a hose to clean driveways and sidewalks (twice weekly): 22 Gallons Add mulch (2"-3") around trees and plants (1,000 sq. ft.): 25 Gallons Install a pool cover to reduce evaporation: 30 Gallons Install a "smart irrigation controller" that automatically adjust watering times based on weather conditions: 40 Gallons Replace part of the lawn or water-intensive plants with native or Russian River Friendly plants (1,000 sq. ft): 40 Gallons Reduce irrigation time by 2 minutes or eliminate one irrigation cycle per week: 100 Gallons Total gallons you will save per day:Try selecting a few water-saving tips above to start saving more than 20 gallons per day!Great Job! You're conserving more than 20 gallons a day!!!! Fill out the form below to submit your pledge.Amazing job! You're conserving more than 40 gallons a day!!!! Fill out the form below to submit your pledge.Your InformationYour name*Email* Address* Street Address City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Phone Number*How Did You Hear About This Contest?NewspaperRadioSocial Media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest)Santa Rosa Plaza MallSonoma County FairWednesday Night MarketYour contact information will be used only for periodic email updates on the 20 Gallon Challenge campaign.