Why is my water bill higher than normal?

The most frequent reason for an unexpectedly high water bill is a leak somewhere in your home. If you cannot see water leaking in a sink or the washing machine it is probably in the toilet. The easiest way to check for a leak is to take food coloring (sold in the baking aisle at the grocery store; test kits available at the Municipal Center in limited quantities) and put it into the toilet tank. If there is a leak the water will color the water in the bowl with the dye. A leaky toilet can use about 800 gallons of water a day. Leaks can be easy to fix with a repair kit from the hardware store.

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1. I just moved in how do I set up my water billing?
2. How can I pay my water bill?
3. How often am I billed for water?
4. Can I sign up to receive my water bill online?
5. Why is there a monthly fee for water/sewer service?
6. Why is my water bill higher than normal?
7. What is the penalty if I don't pay the water/sewer bill on time?
8. Water service was disconnected at my property. How can I get service restored?
9. I’m traveling for an extended period. Is there a way to stop service and billing?