1. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

  2. Include a water-saving tip in your employee newsletter. Find 100+ tips at wateruseitwisely.com.

  3. Wash company vehicles at commercial car washers that recycle water.

  4. Watch the Home Water Challenge video or use the Home Water Audit Calculator to see where you can…

  5. Use a grease pencil to conduct a bucket test to check for pool leaks. An unnatural water level…

  6. Saving water on your landscape adds up quickly. Send the person in charge of your landscape to an…

  7. Ask employees for suggestions on saving water and give prizes for the best ideas. Incentivize it!

  8. Don’t overfill the pool. Lower water levels will reduce water loss due to splashing.

  9. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater from gutters for watering gardens and landscapes.

  10. While fertilizers promote plant growth, they also increase water consumption. Apply the minimum amount of fertilizer needed.

  11. Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…

  12. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…

  13. Wash company vehicles as needed rather than on a schedule. Stretch out the time in between washes.

  14. Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

  15. For hanging baskets, planters and pots, put ice cubes on top of the soil to give your plants…

  16. Report broken pipes, leaky hydrants and errant sprinklers to property owners or your local water provider.