1. Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

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

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

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

  5. Visit your local xeriscape garden to view plants that thrive in our hot desert environment.

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

  7. Become a proud WaterSense® partner and let all your customers know.

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

  9. Leave lawn clippings on your grass, this cools the ground and holds in moisture.

  10. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

  11. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  12. Ask employees for suggestions on saving water and give prizes for the best ideas. Incentivize it!

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

  14. Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.

  15. When buying a washer, check the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between models.

  16. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.