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

  2. Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

  3. Keep water in the pool when playing, it will save water.

  4. If your toilet was installed before 1992, purchasing a WaterSense® labeled toilet can reduce the amount of water…

  5. Trickling or cascading fountains lose less water to evaporation than those that spray water into the air.

  6. Contact your water utility to see if rebates are available for purchasing water-efficient fixtures, equipment or for facility audits.

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

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

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

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

  11. Inspect your landscape irrigation system regularly for leaks or broken sprinkler heads and adjust pressures to specification.

  12. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…

  13. Avoid planting grass in areas that are hard to water, such as steep inclines and isolated strips along…

  14. Become a proud WaterSense® partner and let all your customers know.

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

  16. Winterize outdoor spigots when temperatures dip below freezing to prevent pipes from leaking or bursting.