1. While cleaning sidewalks, a hose and nozzle use 8-12 gallons of water per minute. A pressurized Waterbroom® uses…

  2. Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.

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

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

  5. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

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

  7. Inspect your landscape irrigation system regularly for leaks or broken sprinkler heads and adjust pressures to specification.

  8. Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

  9. Catch water in an empty tuna can to measure sprinkler output. 3/4 to 1 inch of water is…

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

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

  12. Report broken pipes, leaky hydrants and errant sprinklers to property owners or your local water provider.

  13. When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

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

  15. Choose the right Arizona-friendly plants and watch them thrive in our desert environment.

  16. Remember to weed your lawn and garden regularly. Weeds compete with other plants for nutrients, light and water.