• QUESTIONS ABOUT WATER?
    Do you have questions about how to care for your home’s pipes,
    or where your water goes once it's down the drain?
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  • WATER CONSERVATION
    Become more environmentally conscious
    and better informed about the effect our lifestyles can have
    on the world around us.
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  • WHAT'S IN MY WATER?
    The best way to ensure that you are getting the highest
    quality water available is to educate yourself.
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  • KID'S PLACE
    We have lots of materials, information and activities
    available to help you, your family and your classmates
    learn more about how water works.
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The value of water

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Imagine a Day Without Water is coming up and is meant to honor the ways water touches our daily lives.
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The best tasting water is where?

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The best tasting water is where?
Where is the best tasting water in the Rocky Mountains and in Minnesota?
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| Categories: | Tags: taste test, Rocky Mountain Section, Minnesota Section, Pueblo, Chaska, watersheds, aquifers | View Count: (38) |
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Back to school without lead

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Back to school without lead
As families across the country dive into a new school year, we thought now would be a good time to provide some context when it comes to drinking water in schools and child care facilities.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, copper, LCR, lead service line, Lead and Copper Rule, lead service line replacement, schools, children, child care facilities | View Count: (278) |
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Don't flush contact lenses

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We've written about not flushing wipes (whether labeled as flushable or not) down the toilet, but we just read about not flushing contact lenses too.
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Get to know your water during National Water Quality Month
The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and water utilities all play powerful roles in making sure the water that flows from our tap is safe day after day and year after year.
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Making water and water services affordable

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Making water and water services affordable
We all know the importance of having access to safe and clean water and how vital that is to our daily life, but something we don’t always consider is the cost of that water.
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| Categories: | Tags: affordability, Buried No Longer, water rates, tiered assistance program, TAP, customer assistance program, CAP, cost of water | View Count: (385) |
There's a debate many have very strong opinions on - whether or not to brush your teeth in the shower.
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| Categories: | Tags: The Wall Street Journal, WSJ, water use, brushing teeth, conservation, water use statistics, dental care | View Count: (409) |
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It's Smart Irrigation Month!

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It's Smart Irrigation Month!
We're right in the middle of summer, so now is a good time to review some reminders on what it means to be "water wise".
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We were sent a great video that illustrates the process of turning source water into drinkable water.
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2.7 trillion gallons of water have been saved since 2006 thanks to the WaterSense program.
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