1. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

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

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

  4. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  5. As part of the WaterSense® Fix-A-Leak Week in March, plan an employee campaign to look for leaks.

  6. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

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

  8. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

  9. Shut off water to unused areas of your facility to eliminate waste from leaks or unmonitored use.

  10. If your facility relies on cooling towers, have maintenance maximize cycles of concentration by providing efficient water treatment.

  11. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

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

  13. See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

  14. If your toilet flapper doesn’t close properly after flushing, replace it.

  15. Plant in the spring and fall, when the watering requirements are lower.

  16. Establish a monthly water budget for your landscape based on the water needs of your plants.