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

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

  3. When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your non-edible plants.

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

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

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

  7. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater from gutters for watering gardens and landscapes.

  8. Have maintenance personnel regularly check your facilities for leaks, drips and other water waste.

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

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

  11. Reduce the amount of lawn in your yard by planting shrubs and ground covers appropriate to your site and…

  12. Signs of overwatering: Leaves turn lighter shades of green or yellow, young shoots wilt, and sometimes algae or…

  13. Plant species native to your region.

  14. Create a goal of how much water your company can save and plan a celebration once that goal…

  15. Instead of building a private pool, join a community pool.

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