1. Post a hotline in bathrooms and kitchens to report leaks or water waste to facility managers or maintenance…

  2. Water audit your facility to find out your recommended water use, then monitor your utility bills to gauge…

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

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

  5. Be sure your irrigation system is watering only the areas intended, with no water running onto walks, streets…

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

  7. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

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

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

  10. See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.

  11. A recent study showed that 99% of business managers surveyed ranked water conservation as a “top five” priority…

  12. Saving water on your landscape adds up quickly. Send the person in charge of your landscape to an…

  13. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

  14. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance.

  15. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  16. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.