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

  2. Write feature articles on your employee website that highlight water-saving ideas and successes.

  3. Learn how to shut off your automatic watering system in case of malfunctions or rain.

  4. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

  5. Avoid overseeding your lawn with winter grass. Ryegrass needs water every few days, whereas Dormant Bermuda grass needs…

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

  7. Plant in the spring and fall, when the watering requirements are lower.

  8. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

  9. Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.

  10. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

  11. Adjust your lawn mower to the height of 1.5 to 2 inches. Taller grass shades roots and holds…

  12. Implement a water management plan for your facility, then educate employees on good water habits through newsletters and posters.

  13. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

  14. For automatic water savings, direct water from rain gutters and HVAC systems to water-loving plants in your landscape.

  15. Use a commercial car wash that recycles water. Or, wash your car on the lawn, and you’ll water…

  16. When ice cubes are leftover from your drink, don’t throw them out. Pour them on a plant.