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

  2. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  9. Establish a monthly water budget for your landscape based on the water needs of your plants.

  10. Visit your local Water Conservation office’s website to get information on programs available to businesses.

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

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

  13. Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.

  14. Saving water on your landscape adds up quickly. Send the person in charge of your landscape to an…

  15. Include a water-saving tip in your employee newsletter. Find 100+ tips at wateruseitwisely.com.

  16. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.