Representatives from Illinois American Water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are spending this week spreading information to customers and homeowners about the dangers of letting small leaks go un-repaired. "Fix A Leak Week" runs through Sunday, and Illinois American Water Spokesperson Karen Cotton tells The Big Z 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. You can download a leak detection kit at

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