Did you know that an average home can waste more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks? Nationwide, more than 1 trillion gallons of water leak from U.S. homes each year. In honor of national Fix a Leak Week, askHRgreen.org, the HRPDC's environmental education initiative, is reminding all Hampton Roads residents to check their plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems.
To help save water for future generations (and save a substantial amount on your utility bill each month) simply check, twist, and replace:
For more information on finding and fixing expensive household leaks, click here.