1. Tip25

    Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.

  2. Tip127

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

  3. Tip179

    While cleaning sidewalks, a hose and nozzle use 8-12 gallons of water per minute. A pressurized Waterbroom® uses…

  4. Tip69

    Consider attending a landscape class hosted by a water provider. Most workshops occur in the spring and fall.

  5. Tip44

    Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  6. Tip28

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

  7. Tip34

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

  8. Tip122

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

  9. Tip76

    Visit your local xeriscape garden to view plants that thrive in our hot desert environment.

  10. Tip139

    If you have an evaporative cooler, install a recirculating pump to keep water from bleeding off with one…

  11. Tip160

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

  12. Tip113

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

  13. Tip71

    Leave lower branches on trees and shrubs and allow leaf litter to accumulate on the soil. This keeps…

  14. Tip131

    Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

  15. Tip43

    While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  16. Tip148

    Publish your organization’s monthly water use to show progress toward water-saving goals.