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

  2. For more immediate hot water and energy savings, insulate hot water pipes.

  3. When ice cubes are leftover from your drink, don’t throw them out. Pour them on a plant.

  4. If you have an evaporative cooler, direct the water drain to plants in your landscape.

  5. Pruning properly can help your plants use water more efficiently.

  6. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…

  7. Visit your local xeriscape garden to view plants that thrive in our hot desert environment.

  8. Timing is everything when it comes to irrigation. Learn how to set your controller properly.

  9. Consider and compare water use when purchasing ice makers, dishwashers, reverse osmosis units, coolers and cleaning equipment.

  10. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

  11. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time.

  12. Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

  13. A recent study showed that 99% of business managers surveyed ranked water conservation as a “top five” priority…

  14. Use water-conserving icemakers.

  15. Use a pool cover to help keep your pool clean, reduce chemical use and prevent water loss through…

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