Detecting Water Leaks

August 19, 2013

Have you recently found yourself staring at your water bill in disbelief, thinking, “How could I have used that much water?” Sometimes, high water bills are due to summertime water use, such as landscape watering or keeping the swimming pool full. But, you may also want to look for hidden water loss, such as toilet leaks or broken sprinkler heads.

Watch this fun interview by Terry Ouellette from Channel 15’s Sonoran Living Live, chatting with Water – Use It Wisely partner Sally Ceccarelli-Wolf from EPCOR Water about finding and fixing leaks.

Fixing leaks is often easy to do, and requires only a few simple tools that pay for themselves in water savings. Visit our Home Water Challenge or our Water-Saving Toolbox for lots of ideas, or check out some of our Water – Use It Wisely partner videos:

City of Scottsdale – How to Check Your Water Meter for Leaks
City of Scottsdale – Finding Leaks (including toilet leaks)
SRP – How to Check for Swimming Pool Leaks

There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you!

Sally Ceccarelli-Wolf is the Water Resource Analyst at EPCOR Water. EPCOR Water is one of 15 Water – Use It Wisely partners to offer water-saving advice.