1. Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.

  2. Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

  3. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  4. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

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

  6. Timing is everything when it comes to irrigation. Learn how to set your controller properly.

  7. Have maintenance personnel regularly check your facilities for leaks, drips and other water waste.

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

  9. When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

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

  11. Become or appoint a water ambassador within your organization who creates, implements and maintains your water conservation program.

  12. Contact your water utility to see if rebates are available for purchasing water-efficient fixtures, equipment or for facility audits.

  13. Put decorative fountains on timers and use only during work or daylight hours. Check for leaks if you…

  14. Marry the weather with your landscape water use. Water use should decrease during rainy periods and increase during…

  15. For hanging baskets, planters and pots, put ice cubes on top of the soil to give your plants…

  16. Use a pool cover to help keep your pool clean, reduce chemical use and prevent water loss through…