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Some cool water tips as it heats up

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Some cool water tips as it heats up
As the weather heats up in several parts of the United States, responsible outdoor water use is very important.
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| Categories: | Tags: outdoor, irrigation, landscape, watering, responsible, conservation, car wash, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, grass, lawn, California, residential, home owner | View Count: (172) | Bookmark and Share
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Know when to turn it on

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Know when to turn it on
It’s important to wait until after your community’s last freeze before turning your home's irrigation system on. Beginning to water your lawn too early could have a devastating impact. Water expands when it freezes in an irrigation line, which could lead to expensive breaks.
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| Categories: | Tags: irrigation, home, system, freeze, thaw, spring, winter, landscaping, xeriscape | View Count: (215) | Bookmark and Share
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How to address your home’s water pressure

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How to address your home’s water pressure
Part of being an active water consumer is getting to know your home's water pressure.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, pressure, pressure reducing valve, PRV, home, learn, Plain Talk, consumer, device, meter | View Count: (982) | 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: (2874) | Bookmark and Share
Get prepared during National Preparedness Month
When natural disasters happen, it can get our minds going as to what we can do to be prepared if we're ever faced with such disasters or other emergencies.
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| Categories: | Tags: National Preparedness Month, natural disasters, hurricanes, flooding, Department of Homeland Security, Ready.gov, emergency kit, emergency plan, water emergencies | View Count: (1553) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (2918) | Bookmark and Share
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Houseboats that create their own water

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There may soon be houseboats or floating homes that can create their own heat, electricity and even water, according to a recent Gizmag article.
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| Categories: | Tags: Gizmag, houseboats, floating homes, Europe, Germany | View Count: (2625) | Bookmark and Share