1. Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

  2. Leave lawn clippings on your grass, this cools the ground and holds in moisture.

  3. Hire a WaterSense® irrigation partner to help with your landscape.

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

  5. Some commercial refrigerators and ice-makers are cooled with water. Upgrade to air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.

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

  7. Consider turning your high-maintenance water feature/fountain into a low-maintenance art feature or planter.

  8. If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.

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

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

  11. Spring is a great time to give your irrigation system a checkup to ensure it’s working efficiently.

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

  13. Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.

  14. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

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

  16. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…