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

  2. Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons…

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

  4. Contact your water utility to see if rebates are available for purchasing water-efficient fixtures, equipment or for facility audits.

  5. Visit your local xeriscape garden to view plants that thrive in our hot desert environment.

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

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

  8. Collect water from your roof by installing gutters and downspouts. Direct the runoff to plants and trees.

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

  10. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

  11. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

  12. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…

  13. Publish your organization’s monthly water use to show progress toward water-saving goals.

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

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

  16. Visit your local Water Conservation office’s website to get information on programs available to businesses.