When looking at possible repair issues, as an owner/occupant of a property you would call in a professional or repair yourself. If you are a tenant, it is always best to call your landlord or property management office so they can schedule a repair. We live in a desert, conserving our precious water supply is important, plus we can all use a little more money in our pockets! A lower water bill would help. Conserving Water benefits all of us!
Don’t run the dishwasher unless it’s full. Scrape, don’t rinse, your dishes while loading it.
If you wash dishes by hand, use a wash basin or sink plugger to minimize water used.
Check the supply lines under the kitchen sink for leaks.
Don’t let the faucet run to reach a certain temperature. If you need hotter water install an instant hot water loop or heat the water on a stove. During an Arizona summer water, will come out HOT!
If your faucet or knobs are dripping, report it! A simple drip can make a big splash on your water bill!
Turn off the water while brushing your teeth or shaving.
If your sink, shower or tub knobs or faucets are leaking report it right away.
If the toilet is running , even every once in a while report or repair.
Showers generally use less water than baths.
Check the supply lines at the base of your toilet(s). A small drip will take awhile to notice, but will affect your utility bill.
Check the supply lines under the bathroom sink(s) for leaks.
Try and only run a full load, or make sure you adjust the water level for smaller loads.
Check the supply lines running to your washer for drips both at the appliance and wall connection.
Check supply lines for the laundry sink (if applicable).
Sweep don’t spray! If you can sweep instead of spray to clean the patio do so!
Check irrigation emitters once a month, to make sure they are watering correctly.
Call in and Fix any irrigation leaks when they happen, don’t wait!