How can I read my meter to determine if there is a leak?
It is easy to determine if you have a leak in your system. First, shut off all water-using fixtures and the irrigation system. Go look at your water meter (be careful of spiders or bees under the lid). If the dial is showing water use, despite everything being turned off, then there is a leak. Toilet leaks are very common. Irrigation system leaks can be the biggest offenders. Call a leak detection company if you are having trouble determining the source of your leak.

Visit our Publications page to find CVWD’s Water Wise at Home guide for tips on how to find a leak, and a video on how to read your water meter to detect if you have a leak. District Publications

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4. How can I read my meter to determine if there is a leak?
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