1. Tip62

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

  2. Tip3

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

  3. Tip142

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

  4. Tip85

    If installing a lawn, select a lawn mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.

  5. Tip100

    Look for WaterSense® labeled irrigation controllers.

  6. Tip157

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

  7. Tip16

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

  8. Tip46

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

  9. Tip93

    Catch water in an empty tuna can to measure sprinkler output. 3/4 to 1 inch of water is…

  10. Tip66

    Plant species native to your region.

  11. Tip143

    Some commercial refrigerators and ice-makers are cooled with water. Upgrade to air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.

  12. Tip20

    When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

  13. Tip153

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

  14. Tip177

    If your facility relies on cooling towers, have maintenance maximize cycles of concentration by providing efficient water treatment.

  15. Tip82

    Hire a Smartscape Certified professional landscaper who has received landscape training specific to the Sonoran Desert.

  16. Tip161

    Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…