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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: (6) |
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: (243) |
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: (1154) |
2.7 trillion gallons of water have been saved since 2006 thanks to the WaterSense program.
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The "Time to Build" is now

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The "Time to Build" is now
Infrastructure Week is going on right now (May 14-21) across the country, and this year's message is: The future won't wait. Neither can we. It's #TimeToBuild.
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| Categories: | Tags: infrastructure, Infrastructure Week, water infrastructure, Buried No Longer report, State of the Water Industry Report, EPA, WIFIA | View Count: (777) |
Protect your water source during Drinking Water Week
We are happy to be celebrating such an important week with so many across North America.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, EPA, Safe Drinking Water Act, source water protection, Consumer Confidence Report, CCR, Surf Your Watershed, Health Canada | View Count: (750) |
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Tracking water quality with new app

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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality released an easy-to-use app to help them study the state's water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, ADEQ, water quality, app, geocoding, Arizona, Arizona Water Watch, Arizona Capitol Times | View Count: (699) |
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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: (2734) |
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The importance of UCMR 4 testing

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Testing begins for the Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 4) next month.
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| Categories: | Tags: Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule, UCMR 4, Safe Drinking Water Act, SDWA, EPA, regulations, testing, water quality, contaminants | View Count: (722) |
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Happy anniversary Safe Drinking Water Act!

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December 16 is the 43rd anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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| Categories: | Tags: Safe Drinking Water Act, SDWA, EPA, regulations, Consumer Confidence Report, CCR, water quality | View Count: (526) |
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