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

  2. Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.

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

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

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

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

  7. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

  8. Start a compost pile. Using compost in your garden or flower beds adds water-holding organic matter to the…

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

  10. Minimize or eliminate the use of waterfalls and sprays in your pool. Aeration increases evaporation.

  11. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

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

  13. Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.

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

  15. Don’t forget hidden water use costs, like energy for pumping, heating and cooling, chemical treatment, and damage and…

  16. Support Tap Into Quality and forgo those plastic water bottles to lower your carbon footprint.