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

  2. Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.

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

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

  5. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  6. Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. Were a pipe to burst, this could save gallons…

  7. Wash company vehicles at commercial car washers that recycle water.

  8. Shut off water to unused areas of your facility to eliminate waste from leaks or unmonitored use.

  9. For more immediate hot water and energy savings, insulate hot water pipes.

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

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

  12. If you have an evaporative cooler, direct the water drain to plants in your landscape.

  13. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

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

  15. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time.

  16. Use porous material for walkways and patios to prevent wasteful runoff and keep water in your yard.