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Archive by tag: pipesReturn
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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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| Categories: | Tags: contact lenses, pipes, plumbing, FOG, flushable wipes, Scientific American, wastewater system | View Count: (386) |
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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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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, lead, lead in drinking water, pipes, plumbing, plumber, water utility | View Count: (581) |
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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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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, water pipes, regulations, chlorine | View Count: (331) |
New game highlights problem plaguing water systems
AWWA and WEF recently teamed up to create a new children's activity - Pipe Up! - a series of puzzles to help children learn various aspects of water services and the value they bring to our everyday lives.
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| Categories: | Tags: Water Environment Federation, WEF, Pipe Up!, game, puzzle, fatberg, pipes, FOG, value of water, flushable wipes, kids | View Count: (852) |
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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: (842) |
Support water infrastructure investment as Drinking Water Week ends
As Drinking Water Week comes to an end, we are encouraging people to support investment in the repair and replacement of local water infrastructure.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, water infrastructure, infrastructure, Buried No Longer, water pipes | View Count: (1563) |
Care for your pipes this Drinking Water Week
Today we are encouraging people to care for their homes' pipes.
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| Categories: | Tags: pipes, plumbing, FOG, flushable wipes | View Count: (1491) |
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: (1558) |
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Caring for your home's pipes

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We write about caring for your home's pipes every year, but it's just so important.
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| Categories: | Tags: pipes, plumbing, winter | View Count: (1898) |
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Takin' care of your home's pipes

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We have some great tips on how to take care of your home's pipes in the winter.
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| Categories: | Tags: winter, pipes, maintenance | View Count: (2176) |