A couple of years ago, I decided to change the flapper in one of my toilets, because I could hear what sounded like a very slight hissing sound, that I thought might be a leak. It was barely noticeable. You could only hear it if there was complete silence, and you were very close to it. It didn't seem important, so I ignored it for several weeks before I decided to get the new flapper.
Coincidentally that particular week, New York City created a feature that lets you monitor your water usage in real time from their web site. I popped onto the site and I couldn't believe what I saw, in a graph showing my day-by-day usage.
That TINY leak was actually costing me $11 a day
In the graph, I could see my typical water usage climb each day, then suddenly drop to a fraction of tha... [More]
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