• 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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    We have lots of materials, information and activities
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Archive by author: Dave GaylinnReturn
Change your showerhead, change your water bill
Switching your showerhead and lead to huge savings of water and money.
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| Categories: | Tags: shower, water, efficient, saving, saving, conservation, clean technica, hygiene, fixtures | View Count: (7) |
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The voice of the people

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The voice of the people
Despite what we often hear through newscasts and social media, a newly released survey on U.S. tap water suggests Americans have a high level of confidence in tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: survey, opinion, poll, tap water, bottled water, quality, safety, taste, reliability, cost | View Count: (141) |
Microbeads, a small thing that can lead to a big problem
Microbeads in some of our personal care products can lead to pollution and disrupt the food chain
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| Categories: | Tags: microbeads, micro, beads, microplastic, plastic, pollution, food chain, ocean, water quality | View Count: (269) |
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Help lead the way to a lead-free future

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Help lead the way to a lead-free future
Establishing an inventory of lead service lines is an important step to a lead-free future.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, service line, customer, EPA, environmental protection agency, comments, lead and copper rule | View Count: (231) |
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A water wise car wash

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A water wise car wash
Would using an automatic car wash use more or less water than washing it at home?
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| Categories: | Tags: car, wash, water, efficient, conservation, automatic, manual, hose, nozzle, downstream, pollutant | View Count: (278) |
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Saving money while staying home

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Saving money while staying home
One of the outcomes of staying home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus is leaning on your home's utilities more than before. Fortunately, your tap water is clean and safe to use, including for handwashing, which is even more important these days.
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| Categories: | Tags: conservation, indoor, outdoor, inside, outside, kitchen, CNET, bathroom, laundry, irrigation, rainfall | View Count: (473) |
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How to ensure a quality opening

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How to ensure a quality opening
As water sits stagnant in pipes and tanks within buildings, water quality issues can arise. That means the stale water should be flushed out of buildings before they re-open.
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| Categories: | Tags: re-opening, stagnant, idle, still, water, coronavirus, COVID-19, legionella, building, open | View Count: (946) |
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Recognizing unsung heroes

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Recognizing unsung heroes
Water professionals have emerged as unsung heroes during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mind your Ps to avoid plumbing clogs

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Mind your Ps to avoid plumbing clogs
We get it, toilet paper has become scarce as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Because of this, you may feel that you gotta do what you gotta do, but we ask that you please not flush anything that shouldn’t be flushed down your toilet. Do not treat it like a trash can. 
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| Categories: | Tags: toilet paper, TP, flush, clog, plumbing, coronavirus, COVID, wipe, pills, shirts, CNN, pee, poop, paper | View Count: (417) |
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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic

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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic
Your tap water is safe to drink and use to wash away germs
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| Categories: | Tags: tap, drinking, water, coronavirus, water quality, safe, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, WHO, World Health Organization, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, bottled water | View Count: (4982) |
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