1. Tip47

    Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

  2. Tip163

    Create a goal of how much water your company can save and plan a celebration once that goal…

  3. Tip80

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

  4. Tip133

    When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your non-edible plants.

  5. Tip6

    Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

  6. Tip3

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

  7. Tip27

    Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

  8. Tip109

    Don’t water your lawn on windy days when most of the water blows away or evaporates.

  9. Tip21

    Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

  10. Tip108

    Water dry spot by hand instead of running the whole irrigation system longer.

  11. Tip75

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

  12. Tip181

    Give your landscape proper amounts of irrigation water. Determine water needs, water deeply but infrequently, and adjust to…

  13. Tip59

    Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

  14. Tip16

    Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

  15. Tip14

    Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

  16. Tip4

    If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.