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

  2. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

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

  4. Next time you add or replace a flower or shrub, choose a low-water-use plant and save up to…

  5. When sprucing up your front or backyard, consider xeriscaping. This landscape method uses low-water-use plants to limit your…

  6. If you have an automatic refilling device, check your pool periodically for leaks.

  7. Install a rain sensor on your irrigation controller so your system won’t run when it’s raining.

  8. Hire a Smartscape Certified professional landscaper who has received landscape training specific to the Sonoran Desert.

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

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

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

  12. Consider turning your high-maintenance water feature/fountain into a low-maintenance art feature or planter.

  13. A recent study showed that 99% of business managers surveyed ranked water conservation as a “top five” priority…

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

  15. Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.

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