1. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

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

  3. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

  4. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater from gutters for watering gardens and landscapes.

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

  6. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

  7. Use a commercial car wash that recycles water. Or, wash your car on the lawn, and you’ll water…

  8. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. For hanging baskets, planters and pots, put ice cubes on top of the soil to give your plants…

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