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

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

  3. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance.

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

  5. If you have an evaporative cooler, install a recirculating pump to keep water from bleeding off with one…

  6. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

  7. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

  8. Hire a WaterSense® irrigation partner to help with your landscape.

  9. Consider attending a landscape class hosted by a water provider. Most workshops occur in the spring and fall.

  10. Ask employees for suggestions on saving water and give prizes for the best ideas. Incentivize it!

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

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

  13. Remember to periodically check your sprinkler system valves for leaks, and to keep sprinkler heads in good shape.

  14. Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

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

  16. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…