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Archive by tag: EPAReturn
Understand your tap water during National Water Quality Month
August is National Water Quality Month.
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Tap water quality in question

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Tap water quality in question
Last week an environmental advocacy organization called the Environmental Working Group (EWG), released an update to its “National Drinking Water Database”.
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| Categories: | Tags: Environmental Working Group, National Drinking Water Database, UCMR, EPA, public health goals, maximum contaminant levels, maximum contaminant level goals, NSF International, filters, consumer confidence report | View Count: (1815) |
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'Tis the season to conserve water

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Like most people, we love this time of year. The weather is beautiful, the flowers are blooming and the grass is turning green.
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It's Fix a Leak Week

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This a reminder that it's the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Fix a Leak Week until Sunday.
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Next week is Fix a Leak Week

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March 20-26 is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Fix a Leak Week.
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Congrats to the winner of AWWA's Drinking Water Week artwork contest - Ama Mensah-Boone from Durham, North Carolina.
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December 16 marks the 42nd anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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Thanksgiving water conservation

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We like to post reminders before Thanksgiving about conserving water, since that is a big cooking day for many.
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Happy anniversary to the Clean Water Act

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October 18 marks the 44th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.
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It's National Preparedness Month

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National Preparedness Month is a time to concentrate on preparing yourself and your family in case of a disaster or emergency.
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