Every household should know how to turn off the water supply to their house in case of emergencies. Here is a simple method to show you how to locate and turn off the water.
There should be a stop cock that turns off your main water supply and you can usually find this ring kitchen cupboards, in bathrooms or sometimes in cellars and basements. It is never always straightforward and easy to find.
Where to Find It
It will look like that of an outside tap head or will have a round knob.
Once you find it, turn the tap clockwise all the way until it will not turn anymore this will then turn off all the water supply to the house
Do this in the event of a leak or when working on any pipe fittings.