Lost 100,000 litres in 12 months

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  1. davids355

    davids355 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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  2. kirajx

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    Congratulations for solving your problem :)
     
  3. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Senior Member

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    That's a lot of water. Glad you found the leak and save money from here on out. Now you
    can spend more on IM. lol
     
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    100,000 liters of water = 100,000 1 liter water bottles
    1 liter water bottles = $0.50
    100,000 x $0.50 = $50,000

    Hot damn you lost a lot of money!
     
  5. Griller

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    Wow

    Was there structural damage? That is an enormous amount of water to lose in the span of a year from one toilet.
     
  6. davids355

    davids355 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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  7. cherub

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    We do, they just add it to your council tax. Still, sorry to hear about it; surely it's the water company's responsibility to notify you if you suddenly start using more water than usual?
     
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    Ouch I know the feeling all too well. The house I am in has a downstairs apartment which I almost never use and one month the flapper inside the toilet got flipped up by (I'm guessing) some kind of backflow "water-burp".
    The thing ran non-stop for the entire month and I got a bill for $1800
    Had to pay an extra $300 a month on my wter bill for 6 months, which was infuriating.
     
  9. pride1760

    pride1760 Registered Member

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    so it was leaking 300 litres water a day???
     
  10. HostStage

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    Yeah indeed 300 litres seems tremendious.

    Basically it is almost like you took a bath everyday. How clean you could have been ? :p

    But where did the water go with such a quantity ?
     
  11. Corrupt

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    That sucks. We too had a pipe leak in our house about a month back. Old pipes, don't know how long the leak had been going on. Only noticed it when the leak got severe and the water level in our house's tank started to fall rapidly right after refilling and after stopping the supply to various parts of the house, finally noticed where the leak was at. Worst part was that there was structural damage as well to the wall next to the pipe. >.<
     
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