Did you know that repairing a leaky toilet can save up to 500 gallons of water a day? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide. Common types of leaks found in the home are worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and other leaking pipes. These types of leaks are often easy to fix and we want to help you understand where these leaks may be coming from!
Moulton Niguel is making it easy for customers to check their toilet for leaks by sending out toilet dye strip tests! Make sure to keep an eye out for these tests coming via mail during Fix-a-Leak week, or come by our office to pick some up. Need some help on how to perform the dye strip test? Watch the video tutorial below.
Moulton Niguel has created a “Potty Talk” video series to help our customers learn about toilet leaks, and how to detect and fix them. Watch Potty Talk 101 to get started!
Search for the WaterSense Logo! If you need help looking for water-efficient devices at your local retail stores, we encourage you to look for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s WaterSense logo. Any products that have an EPA WaterSense tag are water-efficient, and according to the EPA, are “certified to use at least 20% less water.” WaterSense makes it easy to find and select water-efficient products that can help reduce your water use, which can also benefit your water bill and the environment.
Some of these products include showerheads, irrigation controllers, toilets, showerheads and many more! And an added bonus? Moulton Niguel offers rebates on several water-efficient devices including toilets, washing machines, irrigation controllers, sprinkler nozzles and much more. Visit our website to see all of the current rebates for Moulton Niguel’s residential and commercial customers at: www.mnwd.com/rebates.
While March is a special time to bring awareness to finding and fixing common household leaks, keep in mind that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your home to save valuable water and money all year long!
Just one leaky toilet can cause your bill to increase by more than $500! We want to help our customers fix small leaks before they turn into big problems. As always, our goal is to provide our customers with the resources they need to take preventative measure to avoid leaks, and the education and skills they need to identify and fix leaks when they do occur.
If you have any questions about household leaks or would like to request more information, you can contact our Water Efficiency team at (949) 448-4025! Need additional resources? Visit the EPA at epa.gov/watersense/fix-leak-week