1. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  2. When running a bath, plug the bathtub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub…

  3. Create a suggestion and incentives system at your organization to recognize water-saving ideas.

  4. Water your summer lawns once every three days and your winter lawn once every five days.

  5. If walking across the lawn leaves footprints (blades don’t spring back up), then it is time to water.

  6. Reduce the amount of lawn in your yard by planting shrubs and ground covers appropriate to your site and…

  7. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  8. Remember to weed your lawn and garden regularly. Weeds compete with other plants for nutrients, light and water.

  9. Set a kitchen timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. A running hose…

  10. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

  11. Read the Landscape Watering by the Numbers guidebook to help you determine how long and how much to water.

  12. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

  13. Learn how to shut off your automatic watering system in case of malfunctions or rain.

  14. Install a rain sensor on your irrigation controller so your system won’t run when it’s raining.

  15. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

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