1. Tip15

    If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

  2. Tip41

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

  3. Tip73

    Use a layer of organic mulch on the surface of your planting beds to minimize weed growth that competes for…

  4. Tip11

    Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

  5. Tip47

    Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

  6. Tip9

    Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.

  7. Tip126

    Trickling or cascading fountains lose less water to evaporation than those that spray water into the air.

  8. Tip70

    Avoid planting grass in areas that are hard to water, such as steep inclines and isolated strips along…

  9. Tip24

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

  10. Tip188

    When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and…

  11. Tip88

    Let your lawn go dormant (brown) during the winter. Dormant grass only needs to be watered every three…

  12. Tip180

    Inspect your landscape irrigation system regularly for leaks or broken sprinkler heads and adjust pressures to specification.

  13. Tip153

    Contact your water utility to see if rebates are available for purchasing water-efficient fixtures, equipment or for facility audits.

  14. Tip102

    Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

  15. Tip72

    Start a compost pile. Using compost in your garden or flower beds adds water-holding organic matter to the…

  16. Tip178

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