by Carly Foubert, CFICE Communications RA

A poster covered in water drops, with the title "The Leaky Tap".Drip, drip, drip. That’s the sound of your leaky tap. Although it doesn’t sound like much, it adds up!

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average household leak can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted in a year! That’s equivalent to 270 loads of laundry!

Combined nationwide, households can account for waste of more than 1 trillion gallons of water!

Have I got your attention?

Interested in seeing how much water your household is wasting? Take a look at this drip calculator. It will calculate the number of drips and litres wasted in a day, and the number of gallons in a year. Crazy, right?!

Not only is fixing a leaky tap environmentally responsible, but it also has financial benefits as well. By fixing your leaky taps you could potentially save 10% off your water bills.

Today, take the initiative to fix those leaky taps and it will save you in the long run.

Drip, drip, drip, fix.