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

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

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

  4. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  5. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.

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

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

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

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

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

  11. Invite your water utility conservation staff to your organization for Earth Day and other environmental events to help…

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

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

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

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

  16. Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.