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Fix-a-Leak Week – March 15-21, 2010

Did you know that an American home can waste, on average, 11,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks? The EPA – Environmental Protection Agency estimates that nationwide, more than 1 trillion gallons of water leak from U.S. homes each year.

The EPA is sponsoring the 2nd annual “Fix a Leak Week” from March 15 – 21, 2010, to raise awareness about water leaks in the home. EPA, the PSC, and other WaterSense partners will promote water efficiency through targeted media campaigns, including newspapers, television, and the radio.

For more information, visit: www.epa.gov