When I had a dream about water leaking, I knew there was a profound symbolism associated with it. Water symbolizes cleansing, purification, and renewal.

On a deeper level water is about life, fertility, and new beginnings.

Have you ever had this dream?

Dreams about water leaking are about cleansing and rejuvenation. It’s also about emotion, water does represent emotions within our subconscious.

Dr. Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D emphasizes that sentiment about water being connected to emotion, he also mentions that water relates to our unconscious, and even our feminine aspects.

When we pay attention to water in our dreams, it could unlock insight into our deeper emotions and the unconscious mind.

It could be that you are overwhelmed and your emotions are flooding or leaking. It’s also about letting out emotions that no longer serve you.

It’s time to listen to what your subconscious is telling you.

Leaking water

Leaking water from a pipe, faucet or any other plumbing system symbolizes a release of emotions. 

Have you had pent up emotions that you need to let go?

Your subconscious is letting you know what you need to do, your mind and body needs to release these unwanted pent up emotions.

Alternatively, there is another side to this dream. There is a positive, leaking water is all about positive vibes released in your life. 

It means you have overcome hard situations in your life, and they are having an emotional impact on a positive level.

Mind you either way this is a good thing, dreams about moving water are always about your emotional state. At Least your dream is giving you clues to what you need to do.

There is more, how the water in your dream behaves may have further insights.

For example, smooth running water with no disruption indicates that your emotional healing process is going well.

If the water is all over the place and moving erratically, then it means you need to take better care of yourself.

Leaking Roof

Leaking roof is all about instability in your higher mind or your spiritual energies. It’s also about harmony in your life.

The roof is leaking which means loss of harmony, this dream is a warning about. You need to regain peace and positivity in your life.

This dream also focuses on outside influences, you need to be aware otherwise you will allow others to hurt you. Since you are experiencing this dream, it means you are already going through this process.

It’s time to patch up that roof and stop other people’s emotions getting to you and having an effect on your life.

Leaking Water in Your Home

This dream tells you that you need to release all the negative energy and get your identity back.

It’s about being mindful of how you communicate with other people, you need to take extra care without hurting anyones feelings.

Leaking Ceiling

This dream is about the neglect of your spiritual life. Have you lost connection with your spiritual side?

Now is the time to reconnect with your higher power, maybe it’s time to go back to the drawing board. Small steps will help you back to where you need to be.

You will have this dream when you are feeling overwhelmed by life’s challenges, or when you don’t have any time to yourself.

Water leaking through walls

When you dream of water leaking through the walls of your home. 

It symbolizes that there are false beliefs or attitudes that may prevent you from moving forward with your life.

The dream encourages you to let go of any doubt and fears you may have or anything weighing you down. 

Leaking water pipes

Dreams about leaking water pipes are all about your emotions. It’s about cleansing your soul so you can progress and reach new heights.

Are you going through a period where you feel like you are not progressing enough?

Then this dream will help you find important clues, so you can release any emotions that are preventing you from reaching your goals. 

Leaks in Bathroom

Dreams about leaks in the bathroom are all about self care. 

The dream suggests that you are physically neglecting yourself, like taking care of your body and maintaining proper hygiene.

It’s telling you to take care of yourself with love and respect.

Water leaking in House: Spiritual Meaning

There are many ways to interpret this dream from a spiritual perspective. In spirituality water is about emotions, intuition, and your subconscious.

When there is water leaking in your house, it means there are emotions or thoughts that need to be addressed in your life.

Spiritually this dream is about cleansing and emotional release. 

Water is also a symbol of purification and healing, meaning water leaking is about emotional healing, or even transformation.


Edited by: Kash

Kash is a talented 3D artist who has worked at Apple and Splash Damage, and many other projects within the Games Industry. He also loves to blog about spirituality. He is the co-founder of Spiritual Nexus, where he combines his business and spiritual Interest to inspire others. 


Reviewed by expert: Grace Gabriella Puskas

Grace Gabriella Puskas is a spiritual author of a variety of MBS books, a passionate poet and visionary, and a qualified Reiki Master Teacher, Dream therapist, Herbalist, and Holistic & Shamanic Healer. She is a self-taught Astrologer of 15+ years and enjoys caring for others, healing the earth, and co-creating with the mystical powers of the Universe. She can be found Here.