Water Saving Tips
Did you know that leaky toilets are the #1 source of water waste in the home? Here are some helpful tips to start saving water.
Replace a leaky flapper
Did you know that leaky flappers can waste up to 200 gallons of water a day? Replacing your flapper with a red Korky® flapper is the easiest thing you can do to save water & money. Red Korky® flappers resist harsh chemicals and last longer. Consult Product Selector to find the correct replacement flapper for your toilet.
Use the right amount of water
The MaxPERFORMANCE® toilet fill valve allows you to adjust the amount of water delivered to the bowl, eliminating water being wasted down the drain. Learn more.
The Korky® Plus adjustable flapper allows you to increase or decrease the amount of water flushed by moving the float on the chain. Learn more.
Detect Future Leaks
The WaterWI$E® fill valve reduces costly water loss from leaks by stopping the water flow to your toilet tank when your flapper is leaking. WaterWI$E® protects against slow & severe flapper leaks. Learn more.
Use the correct flapper
Installing a flapper that is not compatible with your toilet can use more water than needed. Consult Product Selector to find the correct replacement for your toilet.
Toilets manufactured after 1993 use 1.6 gallons of water per flush or less. Before this, toilets ranged from 3 - 7 gallons. Many municipalities offer rebate programs for WaterSense labeled products.
Water Use Facts
- A leaky toilet is the #1 source of water waste in the home
- A leaky toilet wastes anywhere from 200-4,800 gallons of water per day.
- 20% of all toilets leak
- Approximately 30% of an average home's indoor water use comes from the toilet