1. Spring is a great time to give your irrigation system a checkup to ensure it’s working efficiently.

  2. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

  3. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

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

  5. Conduct a facility water use inventory and identify water management goals.

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

  7. Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants helps them retain moisture, saving water, time and money.

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

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

  10. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

  11. Use porous material for walkways and patios to prevent wasteful runoff and keep water in your yard.

  12. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

  13. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  14. Start a compost pile. Using compost in your garden or flower beds adds water-holding organic matter to the…

  15. Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.

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