Use Your Water Sense

By making just a few small changes to your daily routine, you can save a significant amount of water, which will help you save money and preserve water resources for future generations. Water-efficient plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems provide the same performance and quality you have come to expect, but with the added benefit of water savings.

Challenge: A leaky toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water every day.

Solution: To tell if your toilet has a leak, place a drop of food coloring in the tank; if the color shows in the bowl without flushing, you have a leak.

A resident living in the Village of Fishkill could expect to pay up to $80.00 per year for a 200 gallon per day leak as discussed above.