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What to know about the EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule Improvements
What water consumers need to know about the EPA's Lead and Copper Rule Improvements
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, EPA, environmental, protection agency, rule, lead and copper rule, agency, drinking, home, faucet, tap, service, line, pipe | View Count: (349) | Bookmark and Share
Why are the differences in snowflakes important to water systems?
In geographic regions that rely on snowpack for their source water, like Denver, this is a very important issue. The National Weather Service calls the amount of water in snow the “snow ratio.” As a rule, 12 inches of snow can represent one inch of water in the Upper Midwest states.
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Have you had too much to drink?

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Have you had too much to drink?
While it is well documented that we should all drink plenty of water, it gets a little murky when determining how much.
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| Categories: | Tags: drinking, amount, water, CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bottles, weight, exercise, sweat, National Health Service | View Count: (751) | Bookmark and Share
New White House action plan focuses on getting the lead out
Clean drinking water took center stage in Washington, DC, recently when revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule became final as part of a larger Biden-Harris Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan. The White House describes the plan as “a historic effort of unprecedented ambition that will deploy catalytic resources from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law while leveraging every tool across federal, state, and local government to deliver clean drinking water, replace lead pipes, and remediate lead paint.”
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, lead and copper rule, copper, lcr, revision, white house, biden, harris, pipe, service line | View Count: (562) | 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: (1556) | Bookmark and Share
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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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Do you want to learn about ice?

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Do you want to learn about ice?
The release of Frozen 2 has us thinking about our favorite frozen object.
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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: (3811) | Bookmark and Share
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Back to school without lead

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Back to school without lead
As families across the country dive into a new school year, we thought now would be a good time to provide some context when it comes to drinking water in schools and child care facilities.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, copper, LCR, lead service line, Lead and Copper Rule, lead service line replacement, schools, children, child care facilities | View Count: (1947) | Bookmark and Share
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Life without water would be a drain

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We're enjoying all the unique and creative ways individuals, water utilities, government entities, water organizations, schools and other interested ones are celebrating Drinking Water Week!
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, Bloomington, Minnesota, video, water service, fire safety | View Count: (3200) | Bookmark and Share
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