1. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

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

  3. Hire a WaterSense® irrigation partner to help with your landscape.

  4. Determine how your on-site water is being used by installing sub-meters where feasible, then monitoring for savings.

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

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

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

  8. Inspect your landscape irrigation system regularly for leaks or broken sprinkler heads and adjust pressures to specification.

  9. Ask your company to support water conservation events and education. ProjectWet hosts local events throughout the country.

  10. Support projects that use reclaimed wastewater for irrigation and industrial uses.

  11. As part of the WaterSense® Fix-A-Leak Week in March, plan an employee campaign to look for leaks.

  12. A recent study showed that 99% of business managers surveyed ranked water conservation as a “top five” priority…

  13. Water audit your facility to find out your recommended water use, then monitor your utility bills to gauge…

  14. If your facility relies on cooling towers, have maintenance maximize cycles of concentration by providing efficient water treatment.

  15. Give your landscape proper amounts of irrigation water. Determine water needs, water deeply but infrequently, and adjust to…

  16. Use water-conserving icemakers.