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

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

  3. Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants helps them retain moisture, saving water, time and money.

  4. Look for WaterSense® labeled irrigation controllers.

  5. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  6. Catch water in an empty tuna can to measure sprinkler output. 3/4 to 1 inch of water is…

  7. Winterize outdoor spigots when temperatures dip below freezing to prevent pipes from leaking or bursting.

  8. Determine how your on-site water is being used by installing sub-meters where feasible, then monitoring for savings.

  9. Visit your local Water Conservation office’s website to get information on programs available to businesses.

  10. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

  11. Use water-conserving icemakers.

  12. Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.

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

  14. Hire a qualified pro to install your irrigation system and keep it working properly and efficiently.

  15. Use a trowel, shovel, or soil probe to examine soil moisture depth. If the top two to three…

  16. If your toilet was installed before 1992, purchasing a WaterSense® labeled toilet can reduce the amount of water…