1. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

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

  3. Water your summer lawns once every three days and your winter lawn once every five days.

  4. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance.

  5. If you use processed water in your business or facility, look into water recycling.

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

  7. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…

  8. Avoid overseeding your lawn with winter grass. Ryegrass needs water every few days, whereas Dormant Bermuda grass needs…

  9. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…

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

  11. See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.

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

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

  14. Marry the weather with your landscape water use. Water use should decrease during rainy periods and increase during…

  15. Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.

  16. Use porous material for walkways and patios to prevent wasteful runoff and keep water in your yard.