4 Resources to Combat High Water Bills in Arizona

2013 Sep 23
Posted in: Plumbing

Are your water bills out of control? Wondering what you can do to keep costs down and conserve water in your Arizona home?

These 4 resources will give you everything you need to reduce water waste so you can save money.

1) Water saving tips from Watersense

This Watersense article shows you how to save water inside and outside your home.

Watersense, a partnership program by the EPA, wants to help consumers make smart water choices that save money and conserve our water supply without compromising performance. So who better to go to for water saving tips?

2) How to check for water leaks

The average household wastes 11,000 gallons of water a year through leaks alone--that’s equal to 270+ loads of laundry. (That’s a lot of clothes you could have washed.)

This resource from Chandler.gov is your “leak detection tool.” Just follow the 8 simple steps and you’ll discover not only if you have leaks but also where they are.

A great companion resource to this article is how to read your water meter from glendaleaz.com.

3) How to actually fix the leak

This resource from Watersense will help you fix a leak once you’ve found it. However, this article is focused more on fixing easily found leaks in your:

  • Toilets
  • Faucets
  • Showerheads
  • Outdoor irrigation system

For hidden, hard-to-fix leaks, you’ll want to call a plumber for help.

4) Finding water efficient products

If you’re looking to remodel your bathrooms, this resource is your best friend. It will show you water efficient showerheads, toilets and faucets you can buy.

To see how much you’ll save by installing new water efficient products, use the calculate your savings resource from Watersense.

Need help fixing a leak or installing new water efficient products? Contact George Brazil to request an estimate.
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