1. If installing a lawn, select a lawn mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.

  2. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  3. Next time you add or replace a flower or shrub, choose a low-water-use plant and save up to…

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

  5. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.

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

  7. Consider attending a landscape class hosted by a water provider. Most workshops occur in the spring and fall.

  8. Leave lower branches on trees and shrubs and allow leaf litter to accumulate on the soil. This keeps…

  9. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

  10. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

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

  12. Be sure your irrigation system is watering only the areas intended, with no water running onto walks, streets…

  13. If you have an evaporative cooler, install a recirculating pump to keep water from bleeding off with one…

  14. Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

  15. When you give your pet fresh water, don’t throw the old water down the drain. Use it to…

  16. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…