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Whether its golf or water use, low score wins
Like golf, smart water usage is won by the lowest water usage, so it is very good news to see the United States Golf Association (USGA) committing to reduce water usage for irrigation and implementing a new device that uses artificial intelligence to save water.
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The real fountain of youth?

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The real fountain of youth?
The National Institutes of Health recently published a new study that found that drinking enough water leads to “better biological aging and reduced risk of both chronic disease and premature death.”
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Have you had too much to drink?

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Have you had too much to drink?
While it is well documented that we should all drink plenty of water, it gets a little murky when determining how much.
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Dealing with arsenic

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Dealing with arsenic
Whatever the cause of the residents’ symptoms, it’s worth taking a moment to consider why water utilities monitor for arsenic in drinking water. Arsenic is tasteless and odorless, and occurs naturally in the Earth’s soils, rocks and minerals. It’s also used in industry as a wood preservative, in paints, metals, drugs and for a variety of other purposes. It is lethal in very high doses. You can learn more in the AWWA book Plain Talk about Drinking Water.
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| Categories: | Tags: New York Times, arsenic, drinking water, Ground, groundwater, Arsenic Rule, Plain Talk about Drinking Water | View Count: (799) | Bookmark and Share
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Smart irrigation offers multiple benefits

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Smart irrigation offers multiple benefits
Smart Irrigation Month provides us with an opportunity to think about conservation in our food production.
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| Categories: | Tags: Smart Irrigation Month, irrigation, landscape, farming, conservation, runoff, source water protection, technology, farm | View Count: (584) | Bookmark and Share
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Back to the Future for Water Supply

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Back to the Future for Water Supply
Facing the loss of water due to climate change and run off, the Sierra Nevada region of Spain is restoring a centuries-old system to collect more water. MemoLab is helping with the project.
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Drinking Water Week presents opportunity to recognize your water is there when you need it
It’s Drinking Water Week! We are thrilled to celebrate virtually with so many people in and out of the water sector.
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Water on moon more accessible than previously believed
Recent reports indicate water on the moon may be more accessible than previously believed.
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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: (1740) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (2527) | Bookmark and Share
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