1. Post a hotline in bathrooms and kitchens to report leaks or water waste to facility managers or maintenance…

  2. Limit turf areas at your facility. Instead, landscape using xeriscape principles to cut water use in half.

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

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

  5. Implement a water management plan for your facility, then educate employees on good water habits through newsletters and posters.

  6. Create a suggestion and incentives system at your organization to recognize water-saving ideas.

  7. Show your company’s dedication to water conservation through a policy statement. Commit management, staff and resources to the…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  16. If you use processed water in your business or facility, look into water recycling.