1. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

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

  3. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  4. Pruning properly can help your plants use water more efficiently.

  5. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater from gutters for watering gardens and landscapes.

  6. Dishwashers typically use less water than washing dishes by hand. Now, Energy Star dishwashers save even more water…

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

  8. When ice cubes are leftover from your drink, don’t throw them out. Pour them on a plant.

  9. Test your co-workers or employees on topics like xeriscape, WaterSense®, and high-efficiency toilets. See how water-wise they are.

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

  11. Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.

  12. Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

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

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

  15. Invite your water utility conservation staff to your organization for Earth Day and other environmental events to help…

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