1. Determine how your on-site water is being used by installing sub-meters where feasible, then monitoring for savings.

  2. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

  3. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time.

  4. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

  5. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  6. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

  7. Choose the right Arizona-friendly plants and watch them thrive in our desert environment.

  8. When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your non-edible plants.

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

  10. Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…

  11. Use sprinklers that deliver big drops of water close to the ground. Smaller drops and mist often evaporate…

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

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

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

  15. Keep water in the pool when playing, it will save water.

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