1. Tip56

    We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  2. Tip159

    Conduct a facility water use inventory and identify water management goals.

  3. Tip134

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

  4. Tip27

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

  5. Tip126

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

  6. Tip104

    Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

  7. Tip43

    While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  8. Tip28

    When running a bath, plug the bathtub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub…

  9. Tip162

    Shut off water to unused areas of your facility to eliminate waste from leaks or unmonitored use.

  10. Tip94

    Read the Landscape Watering by the Numbers guidebook to help you determine how long and how much to water.

  11. Tip89

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

  12. Tip131

    Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

  13. Tip95

    Use a trowel, shovel, or soil probe to examine soil moisture depth. If the top two to three…

  14. Tip63

    Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.

  15. Tip142

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

  16. Tip147

    Implement a water management plan for your facility, then educate employees on good water habits through newsletters and posters.