1. Wash company vehicles as needed rather than on a schedule. Stretch out the time in between washes.

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

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

  4. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

  5. Consider turning your high-maintenance water feature/fountain into a low-maintenance art feature or planter.

  6. Make sure your swimming pools, fountains and ponds are equipped with recirculating pumps.

  7. Consider and compare water use when purchasing ice makers, dishwashers, reverse osmosis units, coolers and cleaning equipment.

  8. Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.

  9. Be sure your irrigation system is watering only the areas intended, with no water running onto walks, streets…

  10. Shut off water to unused areas of your facility to eliminate waste from leaks or unmonitored use.

  11. Set a kitchen timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. A running hose…

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

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

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

  15. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  16. Don’t forget hidden water use costs, like energy for pumping, heating and cooling, chemical treatment, and damage and…