Wendy's Weekly Water Tip: Do You Hear Water Running?

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Some leaks are easy to hear, but others are not.  To check for hidden leaks, periodically turn off all water-using appliances in the house.  Read your water meter, and then check it again after twenty minutes.  If the meter reading has increased, you probably have a leak. Check all shower heads, indoor and outdoor faucets, and toilet tanks.  Don’t forget to check the hot water heater and behind the refrigerator and washing machine too.  Undetected leaks can waste hundreds of gallons of water each month.  Fixing leaks in your home is an easy way to lower your water bill and help conserve water.