1. If you use processed water in your business or facility, look into water recycling.

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

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

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

  5. Aerate your lawn periodically. Holes every six inches will allow water to reach the roots, rather than run…

  6. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

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

  8. Hire a qualified pro to install your irrigation system and keep it working properly and efficiently.

  9. Use a commercial car wash that recycles water. Or, wash your car on the lawn, and you’ll water…

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

  11. Set a kitchen timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. A running hose…

  12. Limit turf areas at your facility. Instead, landscape using xeriscape principles to cut water use in half.

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

  14. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

  15. Install a thermostat and timer on your evaporative cooler so it only operates when necessary.

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