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

  2. While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  3. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  4. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  5. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

  6. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

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

  8. Avoid overseeding your lawn with winter grass. Ryegrass needs water every few days, whereas Dormant Bermuda grass needs…

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

  10. If you have an evaporative cooler, direct the water drain to plants in your landscape.

  11. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

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

  13. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  14. Remember to weed your lawn and garden regularly. Weeds compete with other plants for nutrients, light and water.

  15. Conduct a facility water use inventory and identify water management goals.

  16. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…