1. Check your sprinkler system frequently and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house,…

  2. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

  3. Limit turf areas at your facility. Instead, landscape using xeriscape principles to cut water use in half.

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

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

  6. If installing a lawn, select a lawn mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.

  7. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 500 gallons…

  8. Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

  9. See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.

  10. Avoid planting grass in areas that are hard to water, such as steep inclines and isolated strips along…

  11. Marry the weather with your landscape water use. Water use should decrease during rainy periods and increase during…

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

  13. Learn how to shut off your automatic watering system in case of malfunctions or rain.

  14. One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

  15. Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.

  16. If you use processed water in your business or facility, look into water recycling.