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Archive by tag: pipeReturn
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Taste and odor

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Taste and odor
On rare occasion, however, your water may have an unusual taste, odor or appearance. Fortunately, aesthetic issues don’t always mean the water has become unsafe. A quick call to your water provider may reveal the cause of the issue.
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The IIJA in action

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The IIJA in action
In late 2021, the White House announced the Biden-Harris Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan, which will distribute funding made available from the U.S. Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) to benefit you and your local water infrastructure. We're already seeing some results.
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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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Cyberattacks force utilities to plan for the unexpected
Cybersecurity is a major threat facing business and critical infrastructure throughout the United States. The water sector is no exception to this.
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How to keep the clogs out of your shave

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How to keep the clogs out of your shave
Some tips to help keep your drain clear when shaving.
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When it comes to FOG, can it

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When it comes to FOG, can it
Certain household wastes are better canned than poured down the drain.
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15

Time to turn off your hose

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Time to turn off your hose
When the temperature dips, it is time to shut irrigation systems off.
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Don't flush contact lenses

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We've written about not flushing wipes (whether labeled as flushable or not) down the toilet, but we just read about not flushing contact lenses too.
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Talkin' 'bout lead in drinking water

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Drinking Water Week continues! This week is a good time to check your home’s pipes and plumbing for lead.
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The Plain Talk Series - #62

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The Plain Talk Series - #62
Today's question: Fixing a broken water pipe looks like a dirty job. How is the inside of the pipe cleaned afterward?
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