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Fix a Leak Week Trivia

Photo of leaky faucetThis week, we’re celebrating Fix a Leak Week with tips and tools to help you find and fix pesky water leaks that can cost you hundreds of dollars a year.

A showerhead leaking at 10 drips per minute can waste how many gallons of water per year?

  1. 100
  2. 250
  3. 500

Answer:

A showerhead leaking at 10 drips per minute can waste a whopping 500 gallons per year. That’s the amount of water it takes to wash 60 loads of dishes in your dishwasher!

Learn How to Find and Fix Leaks

Most leaky showerheads can be fixed by ensuring a tight connection using pipe tape and a wrench. Watch this video to learn how you can repair a leaky shower faucet, then jump over to www.portlandoregon.gov/water/leak for more DIY leak-repair information.

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