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What’s your water emergency plan?

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What’s your water emergency plan?
Although it’s rare that a water utility experiences an interruption in its ability to deliver safe and reliable drinking water, the recent boil water advisories in Houston shine a light on the value of being prepared for emergencies.
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How much water are you gobbling?

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How much water are you gobbling?
A recent survey by American Water shows most Americans under estimate their water footprint.
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Beaver dams serve valuable purposes

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Beaver dams serve valuable purposes
According to new studies, beaver dams play a key role in improving water quality and much, much more.
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The value of the scientific process

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The value of the scientific process
Toxicology research and potential regulation involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, have been in the news lately. As they apply to drinking water, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) encourages “following the science wherever it may lead.”
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08

A squirmy wastewater treatment system

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A squirmy wastewater treatment system
A treatment system, called vermifiltration or worm-based biofiltration, utilizes countless earthworms to digest nearly all contaminants in wastewater without the need for chemicals.
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| Categories: | Tags: worms, earth, vermifiltration, biofiltration, conservation, conserve, wine, winery, california, biofiltro | View Count: (382) | Bookmark and Share