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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: (1373) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (1999) | Bookmark and Share
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: (1422) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (1290) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (3966) | Bookmark and Share
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: (1984) | Bookmark and Share
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The “raw” truth about your water

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The “raw” truth about your water
Here at DrinkTap.org, we like to remind readers to make informed decisions when it comes to drinking water.
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| Categories: | Tags: raw water, water treatment, EPA, well water, consumer confidence report, water contamination | View Count: (4450) | Bookmark and Share
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The Water Landmark Series - #1

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We are launching a new blog series about AWWA's Water Landmark Award winners!
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| Categories: | Tags: Water Landmark Award, Ann Arbor, Michigan, City of Ann Arbor Water Treatment Plant, water treatment plant, history, Water Landmark Series, water landmark | View Count: (2372) | Bookmark and Share
The media is reporting that brain-eating amoeba, also known as Naegleria fowleri, was discovered in two water systems in Louisiana.
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Be informed about your tap water quality

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A clever and perhaps misleading Pur water filters TV campaign puts a fine point on the importance of being informed about your tap water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: Pur, water filters, home treatment devices, lead, consumer confidence report, NSF International | View Count: (4757) | Bookmark and Share
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