Drip, drip, drip. Is a leaky faucet keeping you awake nights? You need help! The California Urban Water Conservation Council’s handy guide, the Practical Plumbing Handbook, can help you fix that leak and other small plumbing problems around the house.

Your house’s plumbing system, like your car, needs routine maintenance as well as occasional unscheduled fixes. Now’s the time to shape up your water fixtures and appliances so they are running at their highest efficiency and saving you water and money.

The Handbook guides you through reading your meter, repairing leaky faucets, toilet tune-ups, and general plumbing repair tips. It also provides information about efficient appliances: dishwashers, water heaters, and clothes washers. Some helpful ideas about irrigating your landscape are also included.

To order your copy of the Practical Plumbing Handbook, go to the Council’s website at: For a mere $2.50 plus shipping, you will have a wealth of information at your fingertips to guide you through your next minor plumbing emergency!