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Leaky Pipes and How They Occur

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The last thing that you want in your home is to find out that your pipes are leaking. These repairs can be quite expensive, especially if you don’t go to the right plumber to repair it. What causes a leaky pipe though? Leaky pipes can be caused by many things and it is important to get down to the bottom of what caused your leak so you can fix it in the future. Don’t come home to a burst pipe and a flooded basement, here are reasons why leaky pipes occur in your house or yard.

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Ridgewood Water Did they fix the leaks?

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March 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Lost water is a serious issue in North Jersey, where drinking water is an increasingly scarce resource. Utilities are caught between the clashing realities of rising demand and chronically low reservoirs. The watershed is under so much stress that some utilities have been forbidden by the state from drilling new wells in their search for more water.

This story was first published July 15, 2012. United Water is now called Suez.

Drinking water going to waste
James M. O’Neill , Staff Writer, @JamesMONeill112:10 p.m. ET Nov. 23, 2016

In 2011, Ho-Ho-Kus couldn’t account for 33 percent of the water it pumped and treated — one of every three gallons — according to state documents. Oakland lost 28 percent, while Ridgewood Water lost 20 percent. In fact, across the nation, water utilities lose billions of gallons of drinking water each year because of their aging infrastructure.