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WaterSense Our Water Fix a Leak Week Every Drop Counts Did you know that an American home can waste, on average, more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks? Nationwide, more than 1 trillion gallons of water leak from U.S. homes each year. That's why WaterSense reminds Americans to check their plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems each year during Fix a Leak Week. WaterSense is teaming up with our partners to promote the fourth annual Fix a Leak Week, March 12-18, 2012 . From New Mexico’s search for bad flappers to leak detection efforts in Texas, West Virginia and across the nation, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in this year’s Fix A Leak Week. Explore our list of some of this year’s many events to find out more. For all the latest on Fix a Leak Week events happening across the coun...

Full article: http://epa.gov/watersense/our_water/fix_a_leak.html

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