Leak Detection

fix_a_leak-infographic-household_leaks_wasteAccording to the EPA WaterSense Program, leaks can account for 11,000 gallons of water wasted in the home every year, or enough to fill a backyard swimming pool.

The most common household leak is from the toilet, which often times goes undetected, and can waste up to 200 gallons a day.

Repairing leaks will not only save water, but the energy it takes to pump water from wells, and heat the water in your home.

Click on the appropriate link below to learn how to  detect and repair leaks in your home.  Includes easy to follow “how-to” videos.

IMPORTANT: Please call the Sharon Water Department at 781-784-1525 x2315 if you see any water bubbling to the surface of your sidewalk or street (especially on a dry day) as it may be the result of a leaking water pipe.

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