1. Reduce the amount of lawn in your yard by planting shrubs and ground covers appropriate to your site and…

  2. When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

  3. Use sprinklers that deliver big drops of water close to the ground. Smaller drops and mist often evaporate…

  4. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

  5. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…

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

  7. Visit your local xeriscape garden to view plants that thrive in our hot desert environment.

  8. Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

  9. While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

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

  11. Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.

  12. Plug the sink instead of running the water to rinse your razor and save up to 300 gallons…

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

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

  15. Consider attending a landscape class hosted by a water provider. Most workshops occur in the spring and fall.

  16. Remember to periodically check your sprinkler system valves for leaks, and to keep sprinkler heads in good shape.