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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.

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