Droughts rob communities of the rain and snow that replenishes their much-needed water supply, which makes saving water for future use more important than ever.

With so much of the country facing drought conditions, it’s never been a better time to save water wherever you live.

According to the U.S. drought monitor, 53.8% of the contiguous U.S. is currently in drought, and 76% of the American West is experiencing severe to exceptional drought. This is a problem we all need to help combat.

Water shortages strike different areas at different times of year, so saving water is always in season. Wherever you live, make this season a water-saving season and reduce stress on the local water supply without sacrificing your comfort, convenience or curb appeal. Here are a few tips: