1. Become a proud WaterSense® partner and let all your customers know.

  2. Use water-conserving icemakers.

  3. Evaporative coolers require a seasonal maintenance check. For more efficient cooling, check your evaporative cooler annually.

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

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

  6. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

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

  8. Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. Were a pipe to burst, this could save gallons…

  9. Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

  10. Read the Landscape Watering by the Numbers guidebook to help you determine how long and how much to water.

  11. Publish your organization’s monthly water use to show progress toward water-saving goals.

  12. Next time you add or replace a flower or shrub, choose a low-water-use plant and save up to…

  13. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

  14. When running a bath, plug the bathtub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub…

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

  16. Ask employees for suggestions on saving water and give prizes for the best ideas. Incentivize it!