1. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

  2. Post a hotline in bathrooms and kitchens to report leaks or water waste to facility managers or maintenance…

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

  4. When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and…

  5. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

  6. Don’t water your lawn on windy days when most of the water blows away or evaporates.

  7. Wash your pets outdoors, in an area of your lawn that needs water.

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

  9. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

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

  11. When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your non-edible plants.

  12. Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.

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

  14. Water dry spot by hand instead of running the whole irrigation system longer.

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

  16. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.