1. Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.

  2. Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…

  3. Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons…

  4. Test your co-workers or employees on topics like xeriscape, WaterSense®, and high-efficiency toilets. See how water-wise they are.

  5. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

  6. A recent study showed that 99% of business managers surveyed ranked water conservation as a “top five” priority…

  7. If water runs off your lawn easily, split your watering time into shorter periods to allow for better…

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

  9. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.

  10. Trickling or cascading fountains lose less water to evaporation than those that spray water into the air.

  11. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to…

  12. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…

  13. Saving water on your landscape adds up quickly. Send the person in charge of your landscape to an…

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

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

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