1. Tip25

    Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.

  2. Tip128

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

  3. Tip28

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

  4. Tip99

    Timing is everything when it comes to irrigation. Learn how to set your controller properly.

  5. Tip179

    While cleaning sidewalks, a hose and nozzle use 8-12 gallons of water per minute. A pressurized Waterbroom® uses…

  6. Tip52

    Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

  7. Tip92

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

  8. Tip158

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

  9. Tip122

    Minimize or eliminate the use of waterfalls and sprays in your pool. Aeration increases evaporation.

  10. Tip76

    Visit your local xeriscape garden to view plants that thrive in our hot desert environment.

  11. Tip6

    Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

  12. Tip59

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

  13. Tip112

    Use sprinklers that deliver big drops of water close to the ground. Smaller drops and mist often evaporate…

  14. Tip8

    Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

  15. Tip118

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

  16. Tip82

    Hire a Smartscape Certified professional landscaper who has received landscape training specific to the Sonoran Desert.