Water Conservation Tips

Tips for Saving Water Indoors and Outdoors


Massachusetts state agency resources
  • Water conservation tips for outdoor and indoor water use
EEA and Massachusetts Water Resources Commission – “Water Conservation Standards”
  • Standards and recommendations for system water audits and leak detection, metering and pricing, residential water use, public sector water use, industrial water use, commercial water use, institutional water use, agricultural water use, and drought resistant landscaping
Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force, EEA and MEMA – “Conservation Tips for Community Water Suppliers”
  • Conservation tips related to education, bylaws and outdoor watering restrictions, coordination with commercial and industrial water users, and water system management and emergency preparedness
Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force, EEA and MEMA – “Tips for Saving Water Indoors and Outdoors”
  • Water-saving tips for outdoor water use and water use in household kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms

Additional Massachusetts resources Acton MA Water District – “Outdoor Water Conservation”
  • Water conservation measures for both lawns and gardens
Charles River Watershed Association – “10 Tips to Conserving Water Outdoors”
  • Water conservation tips for outdoor water usage
Ipswich River Watershed Association – “Save Water, Save Money Outside”
  • Tips to conserve water outside
Ipswich River Watershed Association – “Save Water, Save Money Inside”
  • Tips to conserve water inside homes for toilets, showers, faucets, washing machines and dishwashers
Ipswich River Watershed Association – “Harvest the Rain”
  • Background information on rain barrels
MWRA – “Garden and Landscaping Water Conservation Tips”
  • Water conservation and efficiency measures for outdoor water use including options for lawns, low-water plants and irrigation tools
North and South Rivers Watershed Association – Get WaterSmart
  • Are you WaterSmart? Whether it’s in our homes, at our businesses or on our streets, we can all do our part to keep our water clean, plentiful, and affordable. We can all be WaterSmart.

National resources EPA WaterSense Program – “Tips for Watering Wisely”
  • Irrigation and watering tips for summer months
Water Use It Wisely – “100+ Ways to Conserve Water”
  • Water conservation tips for outdoor water use, indoor water use, water use in offices and water conservation tips for kids