How a Leaking Toilet Can Cost Thousands of Dollars
So, your toilet is leaking. When you happen to catch it you jiggle the handle and it stops but what happens when you don't catch it. It may seem like a small thing but a leaking toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water a day. That's over 6,000 gallons a month and where is all that water going?
If your home uses an on-site septic system, all that water is flooding your drain field. The additional water can cause drain field failure because the hydrostatic load is more than the system is designed to handle. The stress can cause irreversible damage forcing a drain field replacement costing thousands of dollars.
When drainage stops soil floods and water surfaces forming puddles in your backyard. The solution: fix your leaky fixtures the apply a shock treatment of Septic Perc.