Here in San Francisco, it is estimated that one in five homes has an ongoing plumbing leak. There is something we can all do to prevent this water waste. Routine maintenance and repairs can add up to big savings on your water bill and help conserve our precious water supplies.
Leak Detection Program
Using our automated meter reading system, we have launched a pilot program to notify residential single-family customers about potential plumbing leaks that may be occurring. Learn more about the program
and action you can take if you received a leak notification postcard.
Do-it-Yourself: Identify and Repair Common Leaks
Did you know that the most common household leak is found in the toilet? To learn how you can find leaks around your home, start by inspecting these devices:
- Learn to read your water meter
- Inspect the inside of your toilets
- Check for drippy showers and faucets
- Examine your garden's irrigation systems
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Need more help finding leaks?
Schedule an appointment for a FREE Water-Wise Evaluation with a Water Conservation technician by calling (415) 551-4730
Let our water conservation experts come to you. Water-Wise Evaluations provide leak detection services, free water-saving and leak repair devices and water-efficiency recommendations throughout your home and garden.