Commercial / Institutional

Commercial Water Conservation Tips

  • Review historical water usage for your facility. Analyze several years of water consumption data. As a result, you may even identify undiscovered leaks.

  • Educate employees, contractors and customers or clients in your place of business about the significance of water conservation.

  • Plant native or low water use plants and grasses. View a large variety of options at ElPasoDesertBlooms.org.

  • Replace existing equipment with water efficient products or switch to a waterless process.

  • Water audits are available upon request if you meet minimum criteria on either irrigation or water consumption. Learn more about our Water Audits.

  • Commercial businesses should be sure to follow water efficiency practices in the 2015 International Plumbing Codes, which were adopted by the City of El Paso.

Commercial Sector Efficiency Tips

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Significant water use by office buildings, schools, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, and other commercial and institutional facilities can be reduced with the help of EPA’s WaterSense Program. The program offers a variety of resources to assist these high water sectors manage their facilities to save water, energy, and operating costs.

EPA offers water conservation guidance for the following types of facilities here.

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