Frequent Questions

How do I make my home or business more water efficient?

You can save water and protect the environment by choosing WaterSense labeled products in your home and business and taking simple steps to save water each day. 

Launched in 2006, WaterSense is an EPA-sponsored partnership program that seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply. WaterSense promotes water efficiency and enhances the market for water-efficient products, programs, and practices. WaterSense helps consumers identify water-efficient products and programs that meet WaterSense water efficiency and performance criteria. Products carrying the WaterSense label perform well, help save money, and encourage innovation in manufacturing.

Need more help?  Contact the WaterSense Hotline at (866) WTR-SENS (987-7367) or submit comments online.

For additional information about EPA’s role in water issues such as drinking water, groundwater, oceans, and freshwater bodies, please see EPA's Water Topics page.

For additional FAQs related to water issues, please see the Water Environmental Knowledgebase.


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