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How much water do you eat?

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How much water do you eat?
It might surprise you, however, to know how much water it takes for certain food to arrive at our tables. This amount represents a food item’s water footprint.
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| Categories: | Tags: footprint, food, eat, drink, conservation | View Count: (218) |
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Keep your grass clippings out of the street

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Keep your grass clippings out of the street
Protecting source water is a very important part of the treatment process.
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| Categories: | Tags: source water protection, mow, lawn, grass, clippings, cut, treatment, supply | View Count: (337) |
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Water workers avoid cyberattacks

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Water workers avoid cyberattacks
Cyberattacks can happen, but water utilities are prepared.
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| Categories: | Tags: cyber, security, attack, threat, computer, Kevin Morley, hacker, AWIA, safety | View Count: (399) |
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Beating the bad tap rap

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Beating the bad tap rap
When it comes to one's tap water, there are some people who believe a contaminant in any amount makes the water not safe. We can assure you, as a water consumer, that there are many protections in place that should give you confidence when pouring yourself or your family a glass of tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, clean, safe, drink, tap, faucet, treatment, safe drinking water act, consumer confidence report, USDA, EPA | View Count: (490) |
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The water heroes we need

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The water heroes we need
The next generation is developing valuable ways to protect source water throughout the world.
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| Categories: | Tags: protect the source, groundwater, water treatment, bioswale, world water | View Count: (848) |
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Stay ahead of natural disasters

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Stay ahead of natural disasters
Be assured that water utilities work hard to ensure the safety and delivery of water, especially during natural disasters and emergencies.
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| Categories: | Tags: risk and resilience, prepare, natural disaster, weather, drinking water, emergency, safe drinking water act, preparedness | View Count: (1136) |
Private well users should learn about arsenic
A recently released study reported that young adults with low-to-moderate levels of exposure to arsenic over five years developed heart damage.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, arsenic, arsenic rule, groundwater, american heart association, water treatment, wells | View Count: (844) |
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Don't wreck rec season

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Don't wreck rec season
It’s important you know the rules of your favorite watering hole.
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| Categories: | Tags: recreation, boating, fishing, rules, aquatic nuisance species, ANS, water quality, infrastructure, swimming | View Count: (710) |
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Tap water is for drinking, not inhaling

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A tragic event in Seattle is a reminder that tap water is not intended to be inhaled through the nose, even if it is run through home treatment devices.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water, home treatment devices, ameba, Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri, CDC, neti pot | View Count: (2076) |
We were sent a great video that illustrates the process of turning source water into drinkable water.
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| Categories: | Tags: KC Water, Kansas City, water treatment process, video, water treatment | View Count: (1277) |
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