Possible Causes of Higher-than-Average Water Usage
Sometimes our water usage may go higher or lower than average usage. Here we will explore the possible causes of higher-than-average water usage.
There may be certain changes in activity that can lead an increase in water usage. Some of these non-leak causes of higher water consumption are:
- The number of persons in the home have increased, such as visiting family members.
- Seasonal water consumption
- Watering a lawn or flowers without the use of an irrigation meter.
- Water play activities.
- Outdoor water hose accidently left running.
- Dripping faucets.
- Pool fill.
It is possible that the high water consumption is caused by a water leak somewhere on the property. We have puts some tips together, here, that can help you check for leaks in and around your home.