• 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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  • 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
    available to help you, your family and your classmates
    learn more about how water works.
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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: (1461) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (2258) | Bookmark and Share
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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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| Categories: | Tags: coronavirus, COVID, hero, Jim Williams, heroes, wash, hands | View Count: (1986) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (919) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (9785) | Bookmark and Share
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A lot can happen in 20 seconds

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A lot can happen in 20 seconds
The Centers for Disease Control recommends washing your hands for 20 seconds.
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| Categories: | Tags: hygiene, coronavirus, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, hand, washing, handwashing | View Count: (4452) | Bookmark and Share
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How to cut your grass and your water bill

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How to cut your grass and your water bill
Transforming your landscape could be the gift that keeps giving.
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| Categories: | Tags: spring, conservation, irrigation, watering, landscape, xeriscape, AWS, water science | View Count: (938) | Bookmark and Share
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Don’t be fooled; a healthy 2020 is on tap

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Don’t be fooled; a healthy 2020 is on tap
The key to a healthy 2020 and beyond may just be your kitchen faucet.
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| Categories: | Tags: drinking water, safe, safe drinking water act | View Count: (1467) | Bookmark and Share
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When it comes to Christmas trees, get real!

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When it comes to Christmas trees, get real!
Your Christmas tree selection could help land you on Santa's nice list.
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| Categories: | Tags: Christmas Tree, water, footprint, Christmas, Santa, real, fake, evergreen | View Count: (1095) | Bookmark and Share
Think about water conservation while you’re gobbling
An water footprint analysis of an average Thanksgiving feast.
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| Categories: | Tags: conservation, thanksgiving, holiday, meal, footprint, turkey, efficient | View Count: (2350) | Bookmark and Share
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