1. Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.

  2. Invite your water utility conservation staff to your organization for Earth Day and other environmental events to help…

  3. Support Tap Into Quality and forgo those plastic water bottles to lower your carbon footprint.

  4. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  5. Ask your company to support water conservation events and education. ProjectWet hosts local events throughout the country.

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

  7. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

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

  9. Use water-conserving icemakers.

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

  11. Choose the right Arizona-friendly plants and watch them thrive in our desert environment.

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

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

  14. For more immediate hot water and energy savings, insulate hot water pipes.

  15. Use a pool cover to help keep your pool clean, reduce chemical use and prevent water loss through…

  16. Post a hotline in bathrooms and kitchens to report leaks or water waste to facility managers or maintenance…