According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, household water leaks waste more than 1 trillion gallons nationwide each year. This can account for more than 10,000 gallons of wasted water every year, or the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry, according to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District.
Last year, the district processed 187 requests for leak adjustments. To avoid the expense of paying for leaked water, customers should regularly check household fixtures, appli...
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