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A leak might be the biggest water use in your home or business. Finding and fixing leaks will help you save water and money.
Common household leaks
You can easily see a dripping faucet or hear a trickling toilet. These leaks are also easy to fix. Here are some "how-to" guides.
If you have a leaky older toilet, it is most likely your home's largest water use. Consider buying a new, performance-tested WaterSense-labeled toilet to save water with every flush.
Learn more about our residential toilet rebates.
Some leaks are not so easy to see. Plan to test your water meter on a regular basis to find out if you have a hidden leak.
Do the meter test
Here are some hidden leaks and unknown water uses for you to track down before you call a contractor:
Water service line leak
It is hard for you to see a leak in your water service line because the pipe between the water meter and your house is underground. Follow these steps to find out if you have a leak in your water service line:
Underground sprinkler system leaks
You might wonder if a leak in your underground sprinkler system piping might be causing a persistent puddle in your yard or around a sprinkler head. Follow these steps to check your sprinkler system for leaks:
Leak repair assistance
We understand that fixing failed plumbing can be a challenge if you cannot fix it yourself and have a limited income. We might be able to help you with the unexpected expense of fixing a catastrophic leak. But funds are limited. Check to see if funds are still available on our leak repair assistance page.