1. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

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

  3. Keep water in the pool when playing, it will save water.

  4. Conduct a facility water use inventory and identify water management goals.

  5. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  6. Have maintenance personnel regularly check your facilities for leaks, drips and other water waste.

  7. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time.

  8. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…

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

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

  11. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

  12. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

  13. When back-washing your pool, consider using the water on salt-tolerant plants in the landscape.

  14. Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.

  15. For automatic water savings, direct water from rain gutters and HVAC systems to water-loving plants in your landscape.

  16. Support projects that use reclaimed wastewater for irrigation and industrial uses.