Don’t Ignore Leaky Faucets

The average household's leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year, or the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry.

The Facts on Leaks:

  • Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons annually nationwide. That’s equal to the annual household water use of more than 11 million homes.
  • Ten percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.

–from WaterSense, an EPA Partnership Program.

Click here for tips on finding and fixing leaks.

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