One simple way to check is to make sure all your faucets are shut, shut your angle stops to your toilets, your dish washer and washing machine are off and if you have a pool it's not being filled (basically no water is being used). Then check your water meter. If it's spinning you either forgot to turn off something in your home or you have a leak. If your not sure our technicians at Bio Remedies will be happy to assist you in determining if you have a leak and where it is.
There can be many contributing factors to a high water bill.
Draining your water heater can prolong the life of your water heater by removing sediment.