An average family of four uses 881 gallons of water per week JUST by flushing the toilet.

​​​An average bath requires 37 gallons of water

​​The most common cause of a leaking toilet tank is when the flapper fails to seat properly and form a tight seal against the valve seat. This lets water leak from the tank into the bowl. This is a leak you may not see or hear

 Fixing these leaks will save water and prevent your money from going down the drain.

A leaky faucet can waste 100 gallons a day.


"First, someone might pour molten turkey fat down a drain. A few blocks away, someone else might flush a wet wipe down a toilet. When the two meet in a dank sewer pipe, a baby fatberg is born." 

"The problem isn’t just gross; it’s also a financial drain. In New York City, grease causes 71 percent of sewer backups, according to the city’s 2016 State of the Sewers report. The city spent $18 million over five years fighting fatbergs. Smaller cities aren’t immune; Ft. Wayne, Indiana, has spent half a million dollars a year cleaning grease out of sewers."

Huge Blobs of Fat and Trash Are Filling the World’s Sewers

By Erika Engelhaupt 

National Geographic   August 16,2017

The average 5 minute shower uses 15-25 gallons of water; around 40 gallons are used in 10 minutes



Wet Wipes Box Says Flush.

New York’s Sewer System Says Don’t.

One flush of the toilet uses 6.5 gallons of water.

"​Some of the products are branded "flushable"- a characterization contested  by wastewater officials and plaintiffs bringing class- action lawsuits against wipes manufacturers for upending their plumbing."