1. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  2. Become a proud WaterSense® partner and let all your customers know.

  3. Ask your company to support water conservation events and education. ProjectWet hosts local events throughout the country.

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

  5. While cleaning sidewalks, a hose and nozzle use 8-12 gallons of water per minute. A pressurized Waterbroom® uses…

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

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

  8. Give your landscape proper amounts of irrigation water. Determine water needs, water deeply but infrequently, and adjust to…

  9. Visit your local Water Conservation office’s website to get information on programs available to businesses.

  10. Test your co-workers or employees on topics like xeriscape, WaterSense®, and high-efficiency toilets. See how water-wise they are.

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

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

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

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

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

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