3 McKean Ave
P.O. BOX 211
Charleroi, Pa. 15022
TAKING SHOWERS INSTEAD OF BATHS CAN SAVE 30 GALLONS OF WATER. FILLING UP THE BATHTUB USES ABOUT 50 GALLONS OF WATER.
RUNNING A DISHWASHER OR WASHING MACHINE ONLY WHEN FILLED CAN SAVE 1,000 GALLONS A MONTH.
AN AVERAGE OF 8% OF ALL HOME WATER USE IS WASTED THROUGH LEAKS.
FIXING A LEAK CAN SAVE 500 GALLONS OF WATER EACH MONTH.
Check for Leaks
- Check all toilets & faucets! Leaky toilets & faucets are the biggest cause of wasted water, resulting in large water bills.
- The most common source of leaks is the toilet. Check for leaks by placing a few drops of food coloring in the tank, if after 45 minutes the dye appears in the bowl, the toilet has a leak.
- Toilets can account for almost 30% of all indoor water use, more than any other fixture or appliance.