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Irrigation System Leaks: How to Identify and Address Them

Posted by Nicole Platt on Feb 12, 2018 4:03:11 PM

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES?

Most leaks indoors can be found when you notice water in a place it shouldn’t be. However, outdoor leaks, such as ones coming from irrigation systems, are much more difficult to detect. So how can you spot and address a leak outdoors?

If you have an unusual spike in your water bill, it could mean you have an undetected leak using costly amounts of water per day.

If you have soggy patches on your lawn, it could mean that a portion of your yard is being subjected to an overflow of water.

If you have a dying lawn, it could be a sign that your system is underwatering or overwatering your grass, depending on where the leak is.

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