Take the 10-Minute Challenge to stop leaks at home!
Did you know easy-to-fix water leaks account for nearly 1 trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes? In fact, the average household leaks nearly 10,000 gallons of water per year, or the amount of water it takes to wash 300 loads of laundry, and could be costing you an extra 10 percent on your water bills.
In just 10 minutes, you can search your home for leaks and crack down on water waste. Many common household leaks are quick to find and easy to fix. Worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and leaking shower heads all are easily
correctable and can reduce your utility bill and save water in your community.
So put on your detective hat, lace up your running shoes, and take this 10-minute challenge to detect and chase down leaks!
For more information visit www.epa.gov/watersense/fix-leak-week.