1. Tip18

    When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

  2. Tip6

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

  3. Tip175

    Use water-conserving icemakers.

  4. Tip136

    Evaporative coolers require a seasonal maintenance check. For more efficient cooling, check your evaporative cooler annually.

  5. Tip74

    Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants helps them retain moisture, saving water, time and money.

  6. Tip132

    Wash your pets outdoors, in an area of your lawn that needs water.

  7. Tip60

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

  8. Tip76

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

  9. Tip139

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

  10. Tip166

    Test your co-workers or employees on topics like xeriscape, WaterSense®, and high-efficiency toilets. See how water-wise they are.

  11. Tip112

    Use sprinklers that deliver big drops of water close to the ground. Smaller drops and mist often evaporate…

  12. Tip141

    Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. Were a pipe to burst, this could save gallons…

  13. Tip50

    Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

  14. Tip188

    When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and…

  15. Tip173

    Support Tap Into Quality and forgo those plastic water bottles to lower your carbon footprint.

  16. Tip98

    Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.