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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Water Bureau

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WANTED: Leak Detectives for Fix a Leak Week

Today marks the start of Fix A Leak Week, a national awareness week organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to encourage people to find and fix water leaks. 

Be a Leak Detective!  
All you need is a Portland Water Bureau Home Water Audit Kit and 15 minutes. A Home Water Use Audit will help you understand where you can start saving the most water inside your home. This process is simple and may take up to an hour to complete. It will help you locate leaks, prioritize fixing them, and help you start saving money and water.

The Water Bureau offers free Home Water Audit Kits to its customers. This kit includes a bag to measure shower and faucet flow rate, toilet  leak detection tablets, a drip gauge to measure leak rate and instructions for use.

To request a Home Water Audit Kit or other free water conservation devices, please contact us at 503-823-4527 or e-mail us at

Fix that Leak
Identifying and fixing leaks can be done by the whole family.  Check out these games and activities for kids.



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