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Guidelines ensure tap water safety

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Guidelines ensure tap water safety
Advocacy reports can help draw attention to the importance of protecting our drinking water sources and keeping water safe all the way to the tap. But that benefit is too often drowned out by the alarmist tone and the implication that your water is unsafe – even if the preponderance of evidence suggests otherwise.
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| Categories: | Tags: water safety, tap, Environmental Working Group, EWG, advocacy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, quality, affordability, contaminants | View Count: (48) |
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Research is key in understanding PFAS

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Research is key in understanding PFAS
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in February that it will propose “regulatory determinations” for two of the best understood PFAS. This does not guarantee these substances will ultimately be regulated on a national level, but it sets EPA on the path to exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of a regulation.
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| Categories: | Tags: PFAS, perfluoroalkyl substances, polyfluoroalkyl substances, EPA, research, regulation, Safe Drinking Water Act | View Count: (379) |
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Continue PFAS research

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Continue PFAS research
PFAS have been manufactured and used in various industries around the globe since the 1940s. Their prevalence and staying power in the environment are concerning —though there is much still to learn about health impacts from exposure, especially at levels in drinking water.
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| Categories: | Tags: Consumer Reports, Guardian, drinking, PFAS, Safe Drinking Water Act, EPA, science | View Count: (250) |
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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: (537) |
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Help lead the way to a lead-free future

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Help lead the way to a lead-free future
Establishing an inventory of lead service lines is an important step to a lead-free future.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, service line, customer, EPA, environmental protection agency, comments, lead and copper rule | View Count: (559) |
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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic

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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic
Your tap water is safe to drink and use to wash away germs
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| Categories: | Tags: tap, drinking, water, coronavirus, water quality, safe, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, WHO, World Health Organization, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, bottled water | View Count: (9393) |
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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: (1178) |
Report questions California’s water quality
A report from an environmental advocacy organization called the Environmental Working Group (EWG), released right before this week’s Drinking Water Week, has put water quality in the headlines.
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| Categories: | Tags: california, water quality, drinking water week, drinking water, safe drinking water act, epa, ewg | View Count: (907) |
Get to know your water during National Water Quality Month
The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and water utilities all play powerful roles in making sure the water that flows from our tap is safe day after day and year after year.
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| Categories: | Tags: National Water Quality Month, water quality, Safe Drinking Water Act, SDWA, EPA, CCR, contaminants | View Count: (2470) |
2.7 trillion gallons of water have been saved since 2006 thanks to the WaterSense program.
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| Categories: | Tags: WaterSense, water efficient, conservation, EPA, water usage | View Count: (1182) |
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