1. Tip1

    There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

  2. Tip78

    Call your local conservation office for more information about xeriscaping with water-thrifty trees, plants, and ground covers.

  3. Tip175

    Use water-conserving icemakers.

  4. Tip61

    See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

  5. Tip146

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

  6. Tip115

    Remember to periodically check your sprinkler system valves for leaks, and to keep sprinkler heads in good shape.

  7. Tip122

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

  8. Tip119

    Make sure your swimming pools, fountains and ponds are equipped with recirculating pumps.

  9. Tip54

    Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  10. Tip108

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

  11. Tip72

    Start a compost pile. Using compost in your garden or flower beds adds water-holding organic matter to the…

  12. Tip134

    When you give your pet fresh water, don’t throw the old water down the drain. Use it to…

  13. Tip126

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

  14. Tip19

    Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

  15. Tip15

    If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

  16. Tip127

    Use a grease pencil to conduct a bucket test to check for pool leaks. An unnatural water level…