1. Post a hotline in bathrooms and kitchens to report leaks or water waste to facility managers or maintenance…

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

  3. Adjust your lawn mower to the height of 1.5 to 2 inches. Taller grass shades roots and holds…

  4. Use a trowel, shovel, or soil probe to examine soil moisture depth. If the top two to three…

  5. Set water softeners for a minimum number of refills to save both water and chemicals, plus energy, too.

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

  7. One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

  8. Signs of overwatering: Leaves turn lighter shades of green or yellow, young shoots wilt, and sometimes algae or…

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

  10. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  11. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

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

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

  14. Become or appoint a water ambassador within your organization who creates, implements and maintains your water conservation program.

  15. Implement a water management plan for your facility, then educate employees on good water habits through newsletters and posters.

  16. Play fun games while learning how to save water!