1. Invite your water utility conservation staff to your organization for Earth Day and other environmental events to help…

  2. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.

  3. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  4. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

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

  6. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

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

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

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

  10. Establish a monthly water budget for your landscape based on the water needs of your plants.

  11. If walking across the lawn leaves footprints (blades don’t spring back up), then it is time to water.

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

  13. Hire a WaterSense® irrigation partner to help with your landscape.

  14. Ask employees for suggestions on saving water and give prizes for the best ideas. Incentivize it!

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

  16. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…