• 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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    and better informed about the effect our lifestyles can have
    on the world around us.
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    The best way to ensure that you are getting the highest
    quality water available is to educate yourself.
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Archive by tag: drinkingReturn
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"Time To Build" water infrastructure

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Infrastructure Week is coming to a close, and this year's focus is "Time To Build".
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Support water infrastructure investment as Drinking Water Week ends
As Drinking Water Week comes to an end, we are encouraging people to support investment in the repair and replacement of local water infrastructure.
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Check and fix leaks during Drinking Water Week
Today we are encouraging people to check and fix leaks inside and outside the home to prevent water waste.
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Get the lead out during Drinking Water Week
Today we are encouraging people to look for and replace lead-based water pipes and plumbing in their homes.
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Happy Drinking Water Week!

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Happy Drinking Water Week!
We are kicking off Drinking Water Week today with the theme “Your Water – To Know It Is To Love It”.
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The Plain Talk Series - #58

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The Plain Talk Series - #58
Today’s question: Is water that meets government drinking water standards absolutely safe?
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The Plain Talk Series - #57

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The Plain Talk Series - #57
Today’s question: Do oil spills pollute drinking water sources?
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The Plain Talk Series - #56

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The Plain Talk Series - #56
Today's question: Is distilled water the "perfect" drinking water?
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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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The Plain Talk Series - #55

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The Plain Talk Series - #55
Today's question: Is urban runoff treated before being discharged into drinking water sources?
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