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

  2. While cleaning sidewalks, a hose and nozzle use 8-12 gallons of water per minute. A pressurized Waterbroom® uses…

  3. Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. Were a pipe to burst, this could save gallons…

  4. Adjust your lawn mower to the height of 1.5 to 2 inches. Taller grass shades roots and holds…

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

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

  7. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

  8. See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

  9. Collect water from your roof by installing gutters and downspouts. Direct the runoff to plants and trees.

  10. Signs of overwatering: Leaves turn lighter shades of green or yellow, young shoots wilt, and sometimes algae or…

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

  12. Don’t overfill the pool. Lower water levels will reduce water loss due to splashing.

  13. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.

  14. If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

  15. When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

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