Do you know what a leak is? Water dripping
out of a faucet can be a leak. Sometimes water leaks where we cannot see
it. That wastes water! In this experiment, you will try to find a leak
around your house. Fixing a leak can save a lot of water!
- Walk around your house and listen for
a "drip, drip, drip" sound. If you hear a drip, head
to the faucet and turn it off.
- Head to the bathroom. If you hear the
toilet running for a long time after it has been flushed, it may
can help save water by telling an adult about the leaks you find.
- Tell your friends and family that leaks waste water. In the
desert, we need to save every drop.