Handy How-Tos and Other Useful Info

Drink More Tap!

Drink More Tap bridges art with water education. Commissioning local artists, the campaign uses creativity to spread awareness about the benefits of drinking Philly tap: it’s healthy, sustainable, and affordable.

diagram of a typical water meter shows the register, a round dial on top with a 6-10 digit display, and a small blue dial indicating active use for even small amounts of water. The data transmitter is attached to the upper back of the meter.

Checking for Leaks

High water bills can be caused by small leaks from household fixtures like toilets, sinks, or hoses, or with a change in your regular water use. Remember, the Philadelphia Water Department is not responsible for pipes inside your home. We cannot verify that you have a leak, nor can we repair leaks in your home. […]

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