1. When you give your pet fresh water, don’t throw the old water down the drain. Use it to…

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

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

  4. If you have an evaporative cooler, install a recirculating pump to keep water from bleeding off with one…

  5. Call your local conservation office for more information about xeriscaping with water-thrifty trees, plants, and ground covers.

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

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

  8. Read the Landscape Watering by the Numbers guidebook to help you determine how long and how much to water.

  9. When ice cubes are leftover from your drink, don’t throw them out. Pour them on a plant.

  10. Write feature articles on your employee website that highlight water-saving ideas and successes.

  11. Use a trowel, shovel, or soil probe to examine soil moisture depth. If the top two to three…

  12. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

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

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

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

  16. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.