Water leaking from the slab

We have a problem. Today I was prepared to fix a leaking toilet. When I went to fix it, I turned off the water from the cut-off valve and still heard a hissing sound. I remembered that the ground outside had been wet for a few weeks. It is spring, so I thought that my wife had been watering her plants too much. I went outside and followed the moisture to the side of the house, just outside the bathroom where I could hear the hissing. Then, I issolated every water fixture in the house and went to the meter to read it. The triangle indicator was still spinning. The leak is on the opposite side of the house from the water meter/main. I dug out the soil next to the slab and witnessed cold clean water flowing out of the slab at a rate if 0.5 gallons per hour. It could be more. I know I need to go into the slab to fix it. I don't think I'll be doing it. Can you give me an idea of what this repair job might cost? Any information would be very helpful.
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My guess is somewhere between $500.00 and $50,000. But don't hold me to that.
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Seems to me that you just need to call a few plumbers, get some estimates, and pick the one you can afford. If you think you can do it yourself talk with the plumbers that are giving you estimates as what they think they need to do. This way you can find out if you would be able to fix your problem, how much will be needed etc.
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