It’s Fix A Leak Week at Colorado Springs Utilities!
Did you know that an American home can waste, on average, more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks?
Nationwide, more than 1 trillion gallons of water leak from U.S. homes each year.
Free open house and showerhead exchange
Did you know that replacing your old, inefficient showerhead with a WaterSense head will save $127 per year? Get the savings going when you join us for the Fix-a-Leak Week Open House.
- Saturday, March 17
- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Conservation and Environmental Center, 2855 Mesa Road.
Bring up to two old showerheads and we will exchange them for two free WaterSense heads. Four options by Niagara Conservation and Waterpik, including rain and adjustable styles, will be available.
- Plus, the first 200 participants receive a free faucet aerator.
- And … enter to win a free TOTO Drake II WaterSense toilet.
Also at the event …
- Learn how to fix simple leaks from Affordable Plumbing & Heating experts.
- Participate in kids programs presented by the Performing Arts by Youth Organization (PAYO).
- Check out our new, interactive efficiency exhibit.
- View and vote on local artists’ take on “toilet art.”
- Get information on toilet recycling.
- Connect with our water mascot Ollie and take part in hands-on water experiments.
- Take home water efficiency giveaways.
9 a.m. – Water Wonders Presentation: Hands-on introduction to the water molecule, the water cycle, weather and how we need weather for our water supply.
10:30 a.m. – Water-Wise Magic Show: Fun-filled, motivational magic show that demonstrates the importance of saving water and how all of us can make a difference when it comes to sustainability and water conservation.
11:30 a.m. – Water-Wise Presentation: Hands-on introduction to our water supply, water and wastewater treatment and management, and how we all share the same resource.
Niagara: Ultra High-Efficiency Showerhead 1.5 GPM Sava Spa #N2515CH
Niagara: Ultra High-Efficiency Adjustable Showerhead 1.0/1.5 Bi-MaxModel #N2610-CH (in chrome and white)
Eco-Friendly Water Efficient Earth Showerheads 1.5 GPM #N2915CH
Waterpik: details to come
Take the pledge
Pledge to be for water during Fix a Leak Week. It’s as easy as 1-2-3.
Originally Posted here: http://www.csu.org/residential/water/pages/falwevent.aspx