I received a call from Phyllis, a realtor and property manager in Newport, Kentucky. She and her husband, Joe, own multiple commercial properties and this was the first time they had a water service leak. Their water bill had gone up considerably and they needed to have the underground water leak detection performed ASAP! I
I was called out to perform a pipe leak detection at a home in Union, Kentucky to find a water leak that had started the prior week. The owner mentioned that the plumber, Jolly Plumbing of Wilder, Kentucky, had dropped by to preview the situation and had found a wet spot near a rose bush.
This water pipe leak is the most challenging, due to the lack of ability to isolate the system. Most jobs have a water meter or shutoff valve outside the building so you can shut down the system to add compressed air and helium, to allow for better leak detection. This one had 7 large apartment