1. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.

  2. Set a kitchen timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. A running hose…

  3. Post a hotline in bathrooms and kitchens to report leaks or water waste to facility managers or maintenance…

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

  5. Implement a water management plan for your facility, then educate employees on good water habits through newsletters and posters.

  6. Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

  7. Plant in the spring and fall, when the watering requirements are lower.

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

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

  10. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  11. Determine how your on-site water is being used by installing sub-meters where feasible, then monitoring for savings.

  12. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  13. When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

  14. Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

  15. Let your lawn go dormant (brown) during the winter. Dormant grass only needs to be watered every three…

  16. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.