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

  2. When back-washing your pool, consider using the water on salt-tolerant plants in the landscape.

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

  4. If you have an automatic refilling device, check your pool periodically for leaks.

  5. Make sure your swimming pools, fountains and ponds are equipped with recirculating pumps.

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

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

  8. Aerate your lawn periodically. Holes every six inches will allow water to reach the roots, rather than run…

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

  10. Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help…

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

  12. When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and…

  13. Pruning properly can help your plants use water more efficiently.

  14. Create a suggestion and incentives system at your organization to recognize water-saving ideas.

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

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