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Leak Seeker

Leak Seeker
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!

Begin the activity:
  1. 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.
  2. Head to the bathroom. If you hear the toilet running for a long time after it has been flushed, it may be leaking.
Making Discoveries:
  • Look for leaky faucetsYou 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.