On average, American households waste nearly 10,000 gallons each year as a result of minor water leaks like dripping faucets and poorly sealed plumbing fixtures—that’s enough water to wash 300 loads of laundry.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program encourages homeowners to find and fix leaks during the annual Fix a Leak Week, March 14 through March 20. Save water now and for future generations in just three simple steps: Check. Twist. Replace.