How to Make a Low-Flow Toilet

Us this quick and easy modification to save water with older toilets.

You will need

  • u00bd-gallon plastic container with a lid
  • Water
  • Pebbles or sand (optional)

Step 1 Test the size of your container Remove the lid from your toilet tank and insert a clean, ½-gallon plastic bottle to make sure it fits.

Step 2 Fill the bottle Remove the bottle and fill it with water, pebbles, or sand.

Step 3 Put the cap on Screw the cap or lid securely onto the container.

Step 4 Put the bottle in the tank Put the bottle into the tank, away from the moving parts of the toilet. Replace the lid on your toilet tank, and you are done.