You have the power to make Idaho's river clean and green

Water conservation is easier than you may realize. From setting a shower timer to to re-plumbing your house options are numerous. Sign the Clean Water Pledge below and read on for additional tips.

Keep Our Rivers Clean Tips and Tricks

  • Set a 10-minute timer for your shower.
  • Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth or doing dishes.
  • Only run the dishwasher or washing machine when it is totally full.
  • Fix that leaky toilet or faucet.
  • Install water-wise plumbing and shower heads. 
  • Collect rainwater for garden and lawn watering.
  • Research water-wise products and produce, use the power of your dollar to influence water conservation. 
  • There are also ways to contribute to cleaner water. 
  • Always collect your pets' waste, especially in municipal parks. 
  • Use phosphorus-free fertilizer at your house. 
  • Plant grasses and other plants near your storm drain to absorb runoff from your yard and driveway.
  • Find eco-friendly measures to manage unwanted weeds and insects.

For more tips and tricks go to our Waterwise Use Only What You Need page.