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Archive by author: Dave GaylinnReturn
Water utilities use robots and dogs to liven up workplace
Water utilities use innovation to improve important work conditions and reduce customer inconvenience
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| Categories: | Tags: innovation, technology, Vessel, robot, digital twin, replica, customer experience, Central Arkansas Water, Waukegan, infrastructure | View Count: (102) |
Wildfires present more problems than you might think
Wildfires are burning in several areas of western United States. When this happens, local water utilities spring to action because you may be surprised at the extent to which wildfires effect our water quality, supply and use.
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| Categories: | Tags: utility, wildfire, fire, burning, Oregon, Denver, erosion, forest | View Count: (154) |
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Is water a super ingredient?

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Is water a super ingredient?
We all know the importance of water for hygiene, hydration and cleaning, but it also plays an integral role as an ingredient in cooking.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, cooking, baking, ingredient, food, bagel, st. louis, water quality, denver, Josh Pollack, Loryn Nalic, ramen, Shigetoshi Nakamura | View Count: (174) |
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Beating the bad tap rap

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Beating the bad tap rap
When it comes to one's tap water, there are some people who believe a contaminant in any amount makes the water not safe. We can assure you, as a water consumer, that there are many protections in place that should give you confidence when pouring yourself or your family a glass of tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, clean, safe, drink, tap, faucet, treatment, safe drinking water act, consumer confidence report, USDA, EPA | View Count: (211) |
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Hardly a waste

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Hardly a waste
A new wastewater analysis process may help determine whether a population of people have COVID-19. The testing cannot determine which individual in the test sample has the virus, but it can indicate the prevalence of the disease in a given population of people.
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| Categories: | Tags: COVID-19, COVID, coronavirus, waste, wastewater, Biobot, Newsha Ghaeli, Jim McQuarrie | View Count: (212) |
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The price of health, hygiene and convenience

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The price of health, hygiene and convenience
When you factor in all its health and hygiene benefits, water becomes a bargain. But there is a price to pay for the convenience of having that water flow from your faucets, showerheads and toilets on demand, every time you need it.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, rates, conservation, Plain Talk, Buried No Longer, maintenance, customers, affordability | View Count: (236) |
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In recognition of Water Quality Month

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In recognition of Water Quality Month
In recognition of August being National Water Quality Month, we have some simple steps you can take to make a big impact on your community's water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, quality, month, consumer, confidence report, CCR, runoff, leaks, landscaping, pesticides, wastewater | View Count: (291) |
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: (359) |
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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: (246) |
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: (348) |
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