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Let the genie out of the bottle

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Let the genie out of the bottle
While bottled water serves a valuable purpose as a beverage, there are some drawbacks of which to be aware.
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| Categories: | Tags: environment, bottled water, pollution, tap water, BlueTriton, Poland Spring, Pure Life, Arrowhead, plastic, waste, landfill | View Count: (3524) | Bookmark and Share
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It’s time to protect your source water

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It’s time to protect your source water
Source Water Protection Week provides the perfect opportunity to learn about how water consumers can better protect their source water.
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| Categories: | Tags: source, drinking water, contaminant, pollutant, pollution, contaminate, Source Water Protection Week | View Count: (775) | Bookmark and Share
New report illustrates effects of EDCs on endocrine system
A recent medical report from the Endocrine Society and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) discussed the ways plastics can affect a person's endocrine system.
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| Categories: | Tags: micro, beads, plastic, pollution, food chain, ocean, water quality, contaminant | View Count: (715) | Bookmark and Share
Microbeads, a small thing that can lead to a big problem
Microbeads in some of our personal care products can lead to pollution and disrupt the food chain
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| Categories: | Tags: microbeads, micro, beads, microplastic, plastic, pollution, food chain, ocean, water quality | View Count: (1013) | Bookmark and Share
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The value of water

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Imagine a Day Without Water is coming up and is meant to honor the ways water touches our daily lives.
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| Categories: | Tags: Imagine a Day Without Water, value of water, water infrastructure, conservation, pollution, water cycle | View Count: (1056) | Bookmark and Share
Protecting our water sources on World Water Day
This year's theme of "Nature for Water" draws attention to the solutions found in nature for the water challenges faced worldwide.
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| Categories: | Tags: World Water Day, nature, source water protection, nutrient runoff, pollution, agriculture, Drinking Water Week | View Count: (1976) | Bookmark and Share
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India’s drinking water crisis

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As National Water Quality Month continues, India’s drinking water crisis is examined in the following post by Saranya Balu, an AWWA summer intern.
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| Categories: | Tags: India, water crisis, National Water Quality Month, pollution, value of water, water rates, water quality | View Count: (3137) | Bookmark and Share
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The Plain Talk Series - #57

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The Plain Talk Series - #57
Today’s question: Do oil spills pollute drinking water sources?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, oil spills, pollution, drinking water sources | View Count: (2462) | Bookmark and Share
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The Plain Talk Series - #55

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The Plain Talk Series - #55
Today's question: Is urban runoff treated before being discharged into drinking water sources?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, urban runoff, pollution, stormwater | View Count: (2679) | Bookmark and Share
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Happy anniversary to the Clean Water Act

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October 18 marks the 44th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.
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| Categories: | Tags: Clean Water Act, federal law, USEPA, CWA, pollution | View Count: (3082) | Bookmark and Share
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