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Possible water leak and Tarion question

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Jr. Member
Jan 26, 2013
130 posts
148 upvotes
Vaughan

Possible water leak and Tarion question

I noticed on my water submeter bill that there is about 5 liters of water being used daily, for days that nobody is present in the condo unit. I'm a first time homebuyer, and my condo is still under Tarion warranty.

I do not have a fridge with water supply, wasn't using the dishwasher, taps all appear to be shut off.

Does this necessarily mean that there may be a hidden water leak (or are water submeters often inaccurate?)?
If so, is this somewhat that I can claim with my new home warranty through Tarion - and do I need to find this (potential) leak before reporting it to Tarion or will the developer be responsible for finding where the leak may be and fixing it?

Thanks for your help.
2 replies
Deal Addict
Jan 19, 2008
1585 posts
1390 upvotes
Etobicoke
the meter discrepancy would not be enough for Tarion or you builder to investigate. you will need to find the leak (if any) yourself
Deal Addict
Aug 28, 2010
1284 posts
333 upvotes
Toronto
probably the toilet. shut off your toilet supply and see (when you are away)

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