Why is my water bill so high?
1. Have you checked for leaking faucets or a running toilet? Depending on water pressure in your home, a running toilet can leak 1 gallon of water per minute which adds up to 1,440 gallons a day!
2. Did you install an irrigation system? Doe sit have a leak? A small leak in your automatic irrigation system can waste Approx. 6,300 gallons of water a month.
3. Have you had house guests for a an extended period of time? On average, a person uses 65 gallons of water per day.
4. During the summer months, are you watering your lawn more frequently? Running your sprinkler for just one hour can use 400 gallons of water. If you are using a hose to water, did you forget to turn it off for an extended amount of time?
5. Did you fill a swimming pool with a garden hose? Did you pressure wash your house, deck or driveway? At four gallons per minute, pressure washing for four hours can use @960 gallons.
6. Did you know? A household faucet on full stream can use 2-5 gallons per minute.
7. Check appliances' connecting hoses and faucets for leaks. Even a pinhole leak wastes up to 170 gallons a day!
8. A leaking toilet can waste 200 gallons of water per day and a leaking faucet can waste up to 200 gallons per month!

Show All Answers

1. Why is my water bill so high?
2. How often are the Water and Sewer Bills sent out?
3. How do I pay my Water and Sewer Bill?