1. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  2. Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.

  3. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

  4. Consider and compare water use when purchasing ice makers, dishwashers, reverse osmosis units, coolers and cleaning equipment.

  5. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

  6. Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

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

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

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

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

  11. Hire a WaterSense® irrigation partner to help with your landscape.

  12. As part of the WaterSense® Fix-A-Leak Week in March, plan an employee campaign to look for leaks.

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

  14. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…

  15. Establish a monthly water budget for your landscape based on the water needs of your plants.

  16. Leave lower branches on trees and shrubs and allow leaf litter to accumulate on the soil. This keeps…