1. Put decorative fountains on timers and use only during work or daylight hours. Check for leaks if you…

  2. Watch the Home Water Challenge video or use the Home Water Audit Calculator to see where you can…

  3. Include a water-saving tip in your employee newsletter. Find 100+ tips at wateruseitwisely.com.

  4. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

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

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

  7. Water your summer lawns once every three days and your winter lawn once every five days.

  8. Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…

  9. Become or appoint a water ambassador within your organization who creates, implements and maintains your water conservation program.

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

  11. Water dry spot by hand instead of running the whole irrigation system longer.

  12. When back-washing your pool, consider using the water on salt-tolerant plants in the landscape.

  13. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…

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

  15. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

  16. Hire a Smartscape Certified professional landscaper who has received landscape training specific to the Sonoran Desert.