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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  8. If water runs off your lawn easily, split your watering time into shorter periods to allow for better…

  9. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

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

  11. When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

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

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

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

  15. Become a proud WaterSense® partner and let all your customers know.

  16. Use a commercial car wash that recycles water. Or, wash your car on the lawn, and you’ll water…