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

  2. Establish a monthly water budget for your landscape based on the water needs of your plants.

  3. If installing a lawn, select a lawn mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.

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

  5. Hire a qualified pro to install your irrigation system and keep it working properly and efficiently.

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

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

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

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

  10. Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…

  11. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…

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

  13. Pruning properly can help your plants use water more efficiently.

  14. If your toilet flapper doesn’t close properly after flushing, replace it.

  15. Ask employees for suggestions on saving water and give prizes for the best ideas. Incentivize it!

  16. Don’t overfill the pool. Lower water levels will reduce water loss due to splashing.