Representatives from Illinois American Water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have spent the last week spreading information to customers and homeowners about the dangers of letting small leaks go unrepaired. "Fix A Leak Week" wraps up today and Illinois American Water Spokesperson Karen Cotton says getting small leaks fixed is important.

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Cotton says that there can be a loss of a trillion gallons of water across the nation every year if small leaks are not fixed. She adds that you can learn how to detect leaks in your home and find instructions to repair those leaks by visiting the Illinois American Water Online Learning Center at


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