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

  2. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance.

  3. Look for WaterSense® labeled irrigation controllers.

  4. Become or appoint a water ambassador within your organization who creates, implements and maintains your water conservation program.

  5. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  6. When buying a washer, check the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between models.

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

  8. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  9. Use a pool cover to help keep your pool clean, reduce chemical use and prevent water loss through…

  10. Conduct a facility water use inventory and identify water management goals.

  11. Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants helps them retain moisture, saving water, time and money.

  12. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

  13. When back-washing your pool, consider using the water on salt-tolerant plants in the landscape.

  14. Wash your pets outdoors, in an area of your lawn that needs water.

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

  16. Ask your company to support water conservation events and education. ProjectWet hosts local events throughout the country.