1. Tip170

    Visit your local Water Conservation office’s website to get information on programs available to businesses.

  2. Tip71

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

  3. Tip173

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

  4. Tip141

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

  5. Tip139

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

  6. Tip31

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

  7. Tip27

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

  8. Tip44

    Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  9. Tip110

    Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.

  10. Tip34

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

  11. Tip74

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

  12. Tip102

    Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

  13. Tip26

    Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

  14. Tip126

    Trickling or cascading fountains lose less water to evaporation than those that spray water into the air.

  15. Tip122

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

  16. Tip146

    Include a water-saving tip in your employee newsletter. Find 100+ tips at wateruseitwisely.com.