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Leaks & Water Loss

Leaks. They Happen.

Water seeks its own level. As a water utility that means one thing: despite our best efforts, leaks are going to happen from time to time. Leaks come in all shapes, sizes, and severity. The process to safely repair a leak involves many steps to ensure the safety of both personnel and the public. Browse these pages to learn about leak repairs and checking for water loss.

Report a Leak

If you see a leak, please let us know! 

Report Water Waste

If you see a water waste incident, please let us know!

Leak & Breakage Insurance

See what optional insurance plans are available to San Jose Water customers.

Leak Repairs

Find out what happens when SJW detects a leak in our system that affects you.

Check for Water Loss

Learn about a simple way to detect water loss at your home or business.