Find the Leak

There are several different methods to find leaks. From toilet dye to meter checks to phone apps, there are many ways to find and fix leaks!

  • Ask your water company if they have information on how to find and fix leaks, and click on the resources tab for helpful information.
  • Check all outdoor hoses, connectors, and spigots regularly. Repair leaks as necessary.
  • Check faucets and pipes for leaks. Repair or re- place as necessary.
  • Put food coloring in the toilet tank. If, without flush- ing, the color appears in the bowl, there is a leak. Adjust or replace the flush valve and flapper as necessary.
  • Check your water meter and bill to track water us- age. If usage increases substantially, check for leaks and/or adjust the irrigation system.
  • Click on the “resources” tab for apps, videos, links and publications about finding and fixing leaks.

Resources For Leaks-

Drip Calculator: How Much Water is Wasted?

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet –

How to Repair a Leaky Faucet –

10 Things You Must Know: Plumbing Leaks

Smart Home Water Guide

AZ All Service Plumbing

EPA WaterSense Fix a Leak Tips

Toilets –

How to Repair a Toilet

Watering Systems –

Solving Your Most Common Irrigation Problems

Your Water Meter –

How to Read the Meter and Check for a Leak- Town of Gilbert

How to Read Your Water Meter and Detect Leaks – Tucson

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More Tips on finding leaks.

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More Tips on repairing leaks.