• 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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    Become more environmentally conscious
    and better informed about the effect our lifestyles can have
    on the world around us.
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    The best way to ensure that you are getting the highest
    quality water available is to educate yourself.
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    We have lots of materials, information and activities
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Archive by author: Dave GaylinnReturn
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Keep your grass clippings out of the street

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Keep your grass clippings out of the street
Protecting source water is a very important part of the treatment process.
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| Categories: | Tags: source water protection, mow, lawn, grass, clippings, cut, treatment, supply | View Count: (29) |
Cyberattacks force utilities to plan for the unexpected
Cybersecurity is a major threat facing business and critical infrastructure throughout the United States. The water sector is no exception to this.
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| Categories: | Tags: cybersecurity, attack, ransomware, colonial pipeline, oldsmar, security, risk and resilience, infrastructure | View Count: (199) |
Drinking Water Week presents opportunity to recognize your water is there when you need it
It’s Drinking Water Week! We are thrilled to celebrate virtually with so many people in and out of the water sector.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, DWW, There when you need it, photo contest, materials, downloads, ThereWhenYouNeedIt | View Count: (266) |
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Examining the brick trick

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Examining the brick trick
The brick trick, if done right can conserve water, but doing it right can be tricky.
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| Categories: | Tags: toilet, conservation, brick, trick, Energy Policy Act of 1992 | View Count: (244) |
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A vital resource at a minimal cost

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A vital resource at a minimal cost
A description of some of the rate structures water systems use.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, rate, structure, bill, customer, cost, infrastructure, wastewater, fee, affordability | View Count: (235) |
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How to keep the clogs out of your shave

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How to keep the clogs out of your shave
Some tips to help keep your drain clear when shaving.
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| Categories: | Tags: shaving, shave, clog, drain, pipe, sink, hair, sanitary, hygiene, plumbing | View Count: (363) |
NASA study suggests Mars hydrogen never left
NASA's new study revealed that water, which once entirely covered Mars, has never left the planet's atmosphere but rather taken a different form.
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| Categories: | Tags: Mars, space, planet, water, hydrogen, atmosphere, NASA | View Count: (321) |
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How to address your home’s water pressure

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How to address your home’s water pressure
Part of being an active water consumer is getting to know your home's water pressure.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, pressure, pressure reducing valve, PRV, home, learn, Plain Talk, consumer, device, meter | View Count: (520) |
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New study about bottled water

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New study about bottled water
A new study about bottled water has brought the discussion of whether and when consumers should buy bottled water.
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| Categories: | Tags: bottled water, emergency, tap, cost, finance, Plain Talk, environmental impact, recycle | View Count: (492) |
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Stay cool under boil water advisories

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Stay cool under boil water advisories
What are boil water advisories and why are they necessary
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| Categories: | Tags: boil water advisory, Texas, tap water, safety, healthy, natural disaster, Safe Drinking Water Act, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, source | View Count: (285) |
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