1. Tip128

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

  2. Tip122

    Minimize or eliminate the use of waterfalls and sprays in your pool. Aeration increases evaporation.

  3. Tip125

    Instead of building a private pool, join a community pool.

  4. Tip84

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

  5. Tip185

    Wash company vehicles at commercial car washers that recycle water.

  6. Tip77

    Next time you add or replace a flower or shrub, choose a low-water-use plant and save up to…

  7. Tip160

    Don’t forget hidden water use costs, like energy for pumping, heating and cooling, chemical treatment, and damage and…

  8. Tip157

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

  9. Tip63

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

  10. Tip30

    If your toilet flapper doesn’t close properly after flushing, replace it.

  11. Tip17

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

  12. Tip56

    We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  13. Tip142

    Install a thermostat and timer on your evaporative cooler so it only operates when necessary.

  14. Tip75

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

  15. Tip99

    Timing is everything when it comes to irrigation. Learn how to set your controller properly.

  16. Tip8

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