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

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