Fix a Leak Week is back!
March 16-22, 2015 is designated national Fix a Leak Week, a week aimed at promoting awareness of water waste and what you can do to save water and save money! Stop by the City Library on the 1st Floor of Town Hall during Fix a Leak week to enjoy informational displays, handouts and items designed to reduced water consumption in your home.
Did you know that leaky faucets, running toilets, old and worn out plumbing fixtures and faulty irrigation controllers contribute to significant water waste over the course of a year? Not only can these issues seriously impact your pocket book, water leaks from these sources account for over 1 trillion gallons of water waste each year!
Take control of your water use. By checking places where leaks typically occur and simply being more aware of your water use, families can save thousands of gallons of water yearly. This in turn can save a family more than 10% on their water bills.
The premise is simple: Take 10 minutes. Check the faucets, toilets, dishwasher and other sources for potential leaks. Take the necessary steps to fix the leaks and help save approximately 10,000 gallons of water in your home annually.
Here are a few helpful tips to get you started:
For additional tips, visit the “Tips and Advice” section of the City’s Water Conservation webpage.
The conversation about water doesn’t stop once Fix a Leak Week is over. Join us March 24, 2015 at 6:30PM for the “What’s Your H2O IQ?” SPIN Water Forum being held in the City Council Chambers of Town Hall. Come to the event and engage experts in the discussion about drought, water use and conservation. Have questions before hand? Submit them here.