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March 20-26, 2017 is Fix-A-Leak Week

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For Immediate Release: March 20, 2017

Contact: Regina L. Davis, 202-898-9382,


March 20-26, 2017 is Fix-A-Leak Week

WASHINGTON–The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners encourages all state commissions and partner organizations to recognize the week of March 20-26, 2017, as Fix-A-Leak Week.

In July 2008, NARUC joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense initiative to support this effort, which aims to promote water efficiency and conservation through joint activities with those that participate in the effort. This year marks the EPA WaterSense program’s ninth year of this initiative, which serves as an important reminder for all Americans to check their household fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks.

At the recent NARUC Winter Committee Meetings in Washington, D.C., NARUC passed a resolution urging all of its members to endorse this EPA initiative. A copy of the resolution is available at

More information on Fix-A-Leak Week is available at the EPA WaterSense website at


NARUC is a non-profit organization founded in 1889 whose members include the governmental agencies that are engaged in the regulation of utilities and carriers in the fifty States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. NARUC's member agencies regulate telecommunications, energy, and water utilities. NARUC represents the interests of State public utility commissions before the three branches of the Federal government.