Water Saving Tips: Fix a Leak

You know you can save water indoors by turning off the tap while you brush your teeth, "letting it mellow" and taking care not to waste it while cooking and cleaning. But there's a major water user in your home that you might not even be aware of - water leaks. Those leaks, on average, account for 14 percent of indoor water use. Proper inspection and maintenance of your appliances and plumbing fixtures can help prevent leaks, but sometimes leaks happen anyway, and sometimes they go unnoticed for years.

Read on to learn how to reduce waste by finding and fixing those water leaks, and take our Water Footprint Calculator to find out how much water you use directly and indirectly each day.

Bathrooms Leaks:

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Heating and Cooling System Leaks:

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Outdoor Leaks:

Water Meter and Supply Line Leaks: