Reporting a water leak or break is of utmost importance to ensure the swift resolution of the
issue and prevent further damage.

Here’s why reporting such incidents is crucial:

Water Conservation: Water is a precious resource, and a leak or break can result in
significant water wastage. By reporting the issue promptly, you help conserve this
valuable resource and contribute to sustainable water management.

Cost Savings: Ignoring a water leak or break can increase utility bills. By reporting the problem, repairs can be conducted promptly, preventing unnecessary expenses and
potential financial burdens.

Property Protection: Water leaks and breaks can cause damage to your property, leading to structural issues, mold growth, or electrical hazards. By reporting the incident, necessary actions can be taken to mitigate the damage and prevent further deterioration.

Public Safety: Water leaks or breaks in public areas, such as streets or sidewalks, can
pose safety hazards, causing slippery surfaces or compromising infrastructure stability.
Reporting such incidents helps ensure the safety of pedestrians, motorists, and the general public.

Timely Repairs: Reporting a water leak or break allows the appropriate authorities or service providers to prioritize the issue and allocate repair resources. Timely action can minimize the duration of the problem and the inconvenience caused to you and others in the community. Remember, reporting a water leak or break is a responsibility that benefits everyone.

Whether it’s a minor drip or a significant rupture, promptly notifying the relevant authorities, such as your local water utility or property management, ensures that the problem receives attention and resolution. Your proactive reporting helps protect resources, prevent damage, and maintain the overall well-being of your community.

Contact the Crete Public Works Department 

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