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Archive by tag: planReturn
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Do pipes feel cold?

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Do pipes feel cold?
As much of the United States braces for frigid temperatures this week, we thought we’d post some reminders that humans aren’t the only ones that need to be bundled up.
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What’s your water emergency plan?

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What’s your water emergency plan?
Although it’s rare that a water utility experiences an interruption in its ability to deliver safe and reliable drinking water, the recent boil water advisories in Houston shine a light on the value of being prepared for emergencies.
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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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NASA study suggests Mars hydrogen never left
NASA's new study revealed that water, which once entirely covered Mars, has never left the planet's atmosphere but rather taken a different form.
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Water discovered in outer space

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Water discovered in outer space
An out of this world discovery has us excited!
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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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The Water Landmark Series - #1

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We are launching a new blog series about AWWA's Water Landmark Award winners!
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| Categories: | Tags: Water Landmark Award, Ann Arbor, Michigan, City of Ann Arbor Water Treatment Plant, water treatment plant, history, Water Landmark Series, water landmark | View Count: (2116) | Bookmark and Share
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Learning about water

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We just released some classroom lessons that focus on water that are ideal for elementary and high school kids.
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Let's Take a Virtual Tour of a Water Plant

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Our colleagues at the Dania Water Treatment Plant in south Florida sent along this video recently.
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San Diego wins big at Global Water Summit

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We just read about a desalination plant and a water recycling program, both in the San Diego, California area, that won at the Global Water Summit last month in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates.
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| Categories: | Tags: San Diego, California, Global Water Summit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Times of San Diego, Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, desalination, recycled water | View Count: (2876) | Bookmark and Share