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Finding and Fixing Leaks
Check Your Water Meter
Follow these simple steps to use your water meter to determine if you have a leak inside or outside your home.
Locate and Repair the Culprits
Follow these steps to find and fix leaky faucets, toilets, and irrigation systems.
Other Resources for Finding and Fixing Leaks
2023 Special Fix a Leak Week Webinars Segments: How to find and fix leaks with a Water Use Efficiency Specialist
The Alameda County Water District (ACWD) promoted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense program’s annual ‘Fix a Leak Week’, March 20th – 26th, 2023. As a promotional partner, ACWD hosted two special webinar segments of our virtual office hours that focused on how to find and fix leaks. The Water Use Efficiency staff taught about common sources of leaks around your home and how to use the new ACWD My Smart Water Connect Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) customer portal to detect potential leaks. Staff also provided information about ACWD’s water use efficiency programs and the EPA WaterSense program.
The webinar recording can be found on the District's YouTube page, or you can click here.
Fix a Leak Week 2022 Lunchtime Webinar Series - Presented by ACWD Water Use Efficiency Staff - Alameda County Water District promoted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense Program's annual "Fix a Leak Week," March 14th - 20th. As a promotional partner, ACWD hosted a weekday lunchtime webinar series of 'how to' video clips and provided resources for troubleshooting various types of indoor and outdoor leaks. A recording of each webinar can be found below:
- Day 1: Fix A Leak Week Kick-Off
- Day 2: How to Find a Toilet Leak
- Day 3: How to Fix a Toilet Leak
- Day 4: Faucets and Showerheads
- Day 5: Irrigation Systems