1. Tip157

    As part of the WaterSense® Fix-A-Leak Week in March, plan an employee campaign to look for leaks.

  2. Tip78

    Call your local conservation office for more information about xeriscaping with water-thrifty trees, plants, and ground covers.

  3. Tip84

    Leave lawn clippings on your grass, this cools the ground and holds in moisture.

  4. Tip20

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

  5. Tip31

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

  6. Tip182

    Establish a monthly water budget for your landscape based on the water needs of your plants.

  7. Tip96

    Set a kitchen timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. A running hose…

  8. Tip153

    Contact your water utility to see if rebates are available for purchasing water-efficient fixtures, equipment or for facility audits.

  9. Tip95

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

  10. Tip63

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

  11. Tip97

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

  12. Tip88

    Let your lawn go dormant (brown) during the winter. Dormant grass only needs to be watered every three…

  13. Tip82

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

  14. Tip94

    Read the Landscape Watering by the Numbers guidebook to help you determine how long and how much to water.

  15. Tip33

    If your toilet was installed before 1992, purchasing a WaterSense® labeled toilet can reduce the amount of water…

  16. Tip138

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