1. Tip13

    Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.

  2. Tip29

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

  3. Tip75

    Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons…

  4. Tip187

    Consider turning your high-maintenance water feature/fountain into a low-maintenance art feature or planter.

  5. Tip51

    Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  6. Tip169

    Marry the weather with your landscape water use. Water use should decrease during rainy periods and increase during…

  7. Tip125

    Instead of building a private pool, join a community pool.

  8. Tip146

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

  9. Tip147

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

  10. Tip34

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

  11. Tip5

    Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

  12. Tip9

    Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.

  13. Tip52

    Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

  14. Tip25

    Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.

  15. Tip26

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

  16. Tip67

    Plant in the spring and fall, when the watering requirements are lower.