1. Support Tap Into Quality and forgo those plastic water bottles to lower your carbon footprint.

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

  3. Wash company vehicles at commercial car washers that recycle water.

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

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

  6. Some commercial refrigerators and ice-makers are cooled with water. Upgrade to air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.

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

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

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

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

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

  12. When ice cubes are leftover from your drink, don’t throw them out. Pour them on a plant.

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

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

  15. Test your co-workers or employees on topics like xeriscape, WaterSense®, and high-efficiency toilets. See how water-wise they are.

  16. While cleaning sidewalks, a hose and nozzle use 8-12 gallons of water per minute. A pressurized Waterbroom® uses…