Other Leak Information

There are many other potential sources for household water leaks.  Shower heads, dishwashers, washing machines and water heaters all have their share of leaks.   The most common sources of other problems are the water filter/softeners and irrigation systems. 

Find out more by visiting the sites below:

Water Filters/Softeners

Don’t Waste A Drop -  NMOSE
A pdf file on finding, fixing and preventing indoor water leaks.  Water Softeners  are covered on page 23.

Shower heads

Don’t Waste A Drop - NMOSE
A pdf file on finding, fixing and preventing indoor water leaks.  Shower heads  are covered on page 18.

Water Heaters

Don’t Waste A Drop -  NMOSE
A pdf file on finding, fixing and preventing indoor water leaks. Water Heaters are covered on pages 21-22.

Water Heater Woes - DIY Network - Short how to video

Washing Machines

Don’t Waste A Drop  - NMOSE
A pdf file on finding, fixing and preventing indoor water leaks. Washing Machines are covered on page 19-20.

How to Fix a Leaky Washing Machine - eHow.com
Website with general information

Irrigation Systems

Stopping a Leak in the Irrigation System for Water Conservation - eHow.com
Short introductory video

How to Repair a Leaking Sprinkler System - This Old House
Video and step by step written instructions for replacing a leaky valve box

Fixing a Broken Sprinkler Pipe -  Self Help and More.com
Written instruction on finding and fixing a leaking pipe.

General/Other

10 Things You Must Know: Plumbing Leaks - DIY Network
Short Video

Drain Leak Causes - DIY Network
Short Video

Washers and O-Rings - DIY Network
Short Video