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09

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: (735) |
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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: (543) |
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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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| Categories: | Tags: ice, frozen, dense, density, air, cold | View Count: (779) |
07

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: (2133) |
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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: (1256) |
09

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: (1666) |
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Keep your tap water safe from lead

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There are steps you can take to protect you and your family from lead in tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, lead poisoning, lead service line, water filter, pipes | View Count: (1321) |
Get the lead out during Drinking Water Week
Today we are encouraging people to look for and replace lead-based water pipes and plumbing in their homes.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, lead, lead in water, plumber, lead service line, plumbing, pipes | View Count: (2011) |
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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: (2780) |
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In the news: Water freezes at boiling point

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In the news: Water freezes at boiling point
There's a fascinating story in the news today - researchers at MIT discovered that it's possible to keep water in a frozen state, even at temperatures above the boiling point.
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| Categories: | Tags: ice, water, news, carbon, technology | View Count: (2569) |
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