1. Avoid planting grass in areas that are hard to water, such as steep inclines and isolated strips along…

  2. Trickling or cascading fountains lose less water to evaporation than those that spray water into the air.

  3. Wash company vehicles as needed rather than on a schedule. Stretch out the time in between washes.

  4. Some commercial refrigerators and ice-makers are cooled with water. Upgrade to air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.

  5. If installing a lawn, select a lawn mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.

  6. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

  7. While fertilizers promote plant growth, they also increase water consumption. Apply the minimum amount of fertilizer needed.

  8. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

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

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

  11. Set a kitchen timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. A running hose…

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

  13. Make sure your swimming pools, fountains and ponds are equipped with recirculating pumps.

  14. When you give your pet fresh water, don’t throw the old water down the drain. Use it to…

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

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