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Archive by tag: drinkingReturn
Congrats to the winner of AWWA's Drinking Water Week artwork contest - Ama Mensah-Boone from Durham, North Carolina.
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The Plain Talk Series - #55

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Today's question: Is urban runoff treated before being discharged into drinking water sources?
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The Plain Talk Series - #54

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Today's question: What would happen if somebody intentionally put a dangerous chemical in our water?
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December 16 marks the 42nd anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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The Plain Talk Series - #53

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Today's question: Why do the ice cubes from my freezer used to cool my water make the water taste funny?
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The Plain Talk Series - #52

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Today's question: What is "hard" water?
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The Plain Talk Series - #51

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Today's question: What information should I look for in the water quality report from my supplier?
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The Plain Talk Series - #50

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Today's question: Do I need more water if I'm moving or traveling to a higher altitude?
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The Plain Talk Series - #49

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Today's question: If leaks are such a waste of water, why can't the water utility just fix all of them?
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June 30 is now Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day annually in Virginia.
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