1. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.

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

  3. Don’t water your lawn on windy days when most of the water blows away or evaporates.

  4. Implement a water management plan for your facility, then educate employees on good water habits through newsletters and posters.

  5. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.

  6. Plant species native to your region.

  7. One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

  8. Limit turf areas at your facility. Instead, landscape using xeriscape principles to cut water use in half.

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

  10. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  11. Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

  12. Instead of building a private pool, join a community pool.

  13. Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.

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

  15. Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.

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