1. When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and…

  2. Limit turf areas at your facility. Instead, landscape using xeriscape principles to cut water use in half.

  3. Conduct a facility water use inventory and identify water management goals.

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

  5. Write feature articles on your employee website that highlight water-saving ideas and successes.

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

  7. Publish your organization’s monthly water use to show progress toward water-saving goals.

  8. If your facility relies on cooling towers, have maintenance maximize cycles of concentration by providing efficient water treatment.

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

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

  11. Shut off water to unused areas of your facility to eliminate waste from leaks or unmonitored use.

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

  13. Create a goal of how much water your company can save and plan a celebration once that goal…

  14. As part of the WaterSense® Fix-A-Leak Week in March, plan an employee campaign to look for leaks.

  15. Wash company vehicles at commercial car washers that recycle water.

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