Use a broom instead of a hose.
Cover bare soil with a thick layer of mulch.
Place a shut-off nozzle
on the end of your hose.
Adjust your watering schedule to the season.
If you would like your yard to be more water efficient, a Qualified Water-Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) can help. For more details, visit the new “Landscapers” page above and ask your landscaper if he or she is QWEL-certified.