How to detect a leak around your house or apartment.
We know it’s not Board of Water “Detect A Leak” week, but you should always monitor your water bill to see if there is a significant increase in water consumption on your property. Please call us if you have concerns that are reflected in your water bill.
Here are some typical causes for increased consumption . . .
About Water Meters
The water meter on your property is put there to register the amount of water used during the Board of Water Supply billing period. As far as the company is concerned, bill-gauging is the sole function of the meter, but you can use it for other purposes - to find out how much of your water bill is run by certain jobs, such as laundry or lawn . . .
Do you suspect that you have a leak on your water system? If so, the first thing to do is to take a peek at your water meter!!
The water meter is located somewhere in the front near your property line. It will be housed in a rectangular box with a metal lid. Some are above ground, most are in the ground and the lid is at the same . . .
In 1948 James M. Chrones built a building on McCully Street in Honolulu. The sewer pipes were originally installed in cast iron. Sixty Six years later, the pipes on the second floor needed replacement. When retrofitting old with new, it is best to keep the same standards going. The building is now owned by Butch Bukes, JMC Property Partners, . . .