1. Tip103

    If water runs off your lawn easily, split your watering time into shorter periods to allow for better…

  2. Tip140

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

  3. Tip187

    Consider turning your high-maintenance water feature/fountain into a low-maintenance art feature or planter.

  4. Tip47

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

  5. Tip58

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

  6. Tip174

    Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  7. Tip128

    Winterize outdoor spigots when temperatures dip below freezing to prevent pipes from leaking or bursting.

  8. Tip2

    When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  9. Tip28

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

  10. Tip130

    Use a commercial car wash that recycles water. Or, wash your car on the lawn, and you’ll water…

  11. Tip97

    Check your sprinkler system frequently and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house,…

  12. Tip37

    When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

  13. Tip178

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

  14. Tip118

    Use a pool cover to help keep your pool clean, reduce chemical use and prevent water loss through…

  15. Tip75

    Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons…

  16. Tip158

    Determine how your on-site water is being used by installing sub-meters where feasible, then monitoring for savings.