1. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…

  2. Play fun games while learning how to save water!

  3. Create a suggestion and incentives system at your organization to recognize water-saving ideas.

  4. Wash your pets outdoors, in an area of your lawn that needs water.

  5. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater from gutters for watering gardens and landscapes.

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

  7. Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.

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

  9. Hire a qualified pro to install your irrigation system and keep it working properly and efficiently.

  10. If you have an automatic refilling device, check your pool periodically for leaks.

  11. Saving water on your landscape adds up quickly. Send the person in charge of your landscape to an…

  12. Winterize outdoor spigots when temperatures dip below freezing to prevent pipes from leaking or bursting.

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

  14. For hanging baskets, planters and pots, put ice cubes on top of the soil to give your plants…

  15. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

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