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

  2. Water your summer lawns once every three days and your winter lawn once every five days.

  3. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to…

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

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

  6. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

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

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

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

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

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

  12. Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. Were a pipe to burst, this could save gallons…

  13. Wash company vehicles at commercial car washers that recycle water.

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

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

  16. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.