According to the EPA, the average household leaks over 10,000 gallons of water per year. That translates to roughly 300 loads of laundry! Think of all the wasted laundry quarters.
Think of all the wasted water.
Fixing small leaks won’t only help you save money on your yearly water bill (about 10 percent, actually) — it’s also an impactful way to help the environment and conserve our most valuable resource.
Here are a few more striking facts about the way we use water, from our friends at the EPA:
For more information on how to find and prevent leaks in your home, check out the 10-Minute WaterSense Challenge, courtesy of the EPA.