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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: (13) |
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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: (15) |
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Water workers avoid cyberattacks

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Water workers avoid cyberattacks
Cyberattacks can happen, but water utilities are prepared.
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| Categories: | Tags: cyber, security, attack, threat, computer, Kevin Morley, hacker, AWIA, safety | View Count: (17) |
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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut

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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut
Despite it's perceived convenience, we would advise against is using hot tap water to jumpstart your morning coffee or your evening's spaghetti.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water, hot water, contaminant, plain talk, plumbing | View Count: (187) |
New report illustrates effects of EDCs on endocrine system
A recent medical report from the Endocrine Society and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) discussed the ways plastics can affect a person's endocrine system.
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| Categories: | Tags: micro, beads, plastic, pollution, food chain, ocean, water quality, contaminant | View Count: (291) |
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A new front in the war on waterborne disease

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A new front in the war on waterborne disease
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declares a new and challenging front in the ongoing war on waterborne disease. Overall, however, the news from the battlefield is encouraging.
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| Categories: | Tags: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, waterborne, disease, swimmer's ear, pathogen, norovirus, drinking water, water quality, bio-film, legionella, legionnaire's, pseudomonas | View Count: (226) |
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When it comes to FOG, can it

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When it comes to FOG, can it
Certain household wastes are better canned than poured down the drain.
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| Categories: | Tags: fats, oils, grease, food, waste, drain, clog, pipe, burst, disposal, fog | View Count: (67) |
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Pulling water out of thin air

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Pulling water out of thin air
A new invention pulls water out of thin air.
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| Categories: | Tags: clean, drinking, water, sanitation, invention, India, Madhu Vajrakarur, electricity | View Count: (240) |
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Research is key in understanding PFAS

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Research is key in understanding PFAS
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in February that it will propose “regulatory determinations” for two of the best understood PFAS. This does not guarantee these substances will ultimately be regulated on a national level, but it sets EPA on the path to exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of a regulation.
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| Categories: | Tags: PFAS, perfluoroalkyl substances, polyfluoroalkyl substances, EPA, research, regulation, Safe Drinking Water Act | View Count: (216) |
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Continue PFAS research

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Continue PFAS research
PFAS have been manufactured and used in various industries around the globe since the 1940s. Their prevalence and staying power in the environment are concerning —though there is much still to learn about health impacts from exposure, especially at levels in drinking water.
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| Categories: | Tags: Consumer Reports, Guardian, drinking, PFAS, Safe Drinking Water Act, EPA, science | View Count: (106) |
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