Ten Extra #Water Days: What Are You Doing March 41st?

March 16-22 marks the annual Fix a Leak Week , a wonderful awareness initiative presented by the U.S. EPA and their WaterSense ® partners. But before exploring the actions we're called to take in honoring Fix A Leak Week, I'd like to consider for a second the fictional week you could be gaining March 32-41. Wait a second, March 41st?! Is that a Saturday? We all know the standard March calendar ends on the 31st. But I ask you to think about ten extra days this month to illustrate a vital point: in the course of a month your household could gain an extra TEN "water days" simply by finding and fixing a miniscule water leak. A leak as small as this period: “.” in your water system can waste more than 4,000 gallons of water a month. And with the average household using 400 gallons of water a day, well, suddenly that insignificant leak suddenly isn't so insignificant – it's wast...

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