1. If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

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

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

  4. Use water-conserving icemakers.

  5. Marry the weather with your landscape water use. Water use should decrease during rainy periods and increase during…

  6. Water your summer lawns once every three days and your winter lawn once every five days.

  7. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

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

  9. Choose the right Arizona-friendly plants and watch them thrive in our desert environment.

  10. Water dry spot by hand instead of running the whole irrigation system longer.

  11. When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and…

  12. Make sure your swimming pools, fountains and ponds are equipped with recirculating pumps.

  13. Create a goal of how much water your company can save and plan a celebration once that goal…

  14. Use a grease pencil to conduct a bucket test to check for pool leaks. An unnatural water level…

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

  16. Signs of overwatering: Leaves turn lighter shades of green or yellow, young shoots wilt, and sometimes algae or…