1. Support projects that use reclaimed wastewater for irrigation and industrial uses.

  2. Inspect your landscape irrigation system regularly for leaks or broken sprinkler heads and adjust pressures to specification.

  3. Remember to weed your lawn and garden regularly. Weeds compete with other plants for nutrients, light and water.

  4. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

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

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

  7. Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.

  8. Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

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

  10. Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. Were a pipe to burst, this could save gallons…

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

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

  13. Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.

  14. Contact your water utility to see if rebates are available for purchasing water-efficient fixtures, equipment or for facility audits.

  15. Catch water in an empty tuna can to measure sprinkler output. 3/4 to 1 inch of water is…

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