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Guidelines ensure tap water safety

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Guidelines ensure tap water safety
Advocacy reports can help draw attention to the importance of protecting our drinking water sources and keeping water safe all the way to the tap. But that benefit is too often drowned out by the alarmist tone and the implication that your water is unsafe – even if the preponderance of evidence suggests otherwise.
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| Categories: | Tags: water safety, tap, Environmental Working Group, EWG, advocacy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, quality, affordability, contaminants | View Count: (844) | 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: (1432) | Bookmark and Share
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Keep your grass clippings out of the street

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Keep your grass clippings out of the street
Protecting source water is a very important part of the treatment process.
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| Categories: | Tags: source water protection, mow, lawn, grass, clippings, cut, treatment, supply | View Count: (1374) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (1157) | Bookmark and Share
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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic

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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic
Your tap water is safe to drink and use to wash away germs
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| Categories: | Tags: tap, drinking, water, coronavirus, water quality, safe, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, WHO, World Health Organization, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, bottled water | View Count: (10988) | Bookmark and Share
The Farm Bill incorporates interests of ag community and water utilities
Certain provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill are bringing the agriculture community and water utilities to the table to improve and protect source water.Nutrients used for farming can wash into our source water, which impacts water utilities aiming to manage water supplies. To help address this, the 2018 Farm Bill requires that 10 percent ($4 billion over the next 10 years) of conservation funding be targeted for source water protection. This funding goes through the Natural Resources Conservation S...
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| Categories: | Tags: source water, protection, farm bill, agriculture, water sector, nrcs, rcpp | View Count: (3932) | Bookmark and Share
Protect your water source during Drinking Water Week
We are happy to be celebrating such an important week with so many across North America.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, EPA, Safe Drinking Water Act, source water protection, Consumer Confidence Report, CCR, Surf Your Watershed, Health Canada | View Count: (2179) | Bookmark and Share
Drinking Water Week national artwork contest winner
This year's Drinking Water Week national artwork contest winner is Jackson Lee from Durham, North Carolina.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, artwork contest, Durham, North Carolina, source water protection, source water | View Count: (2327) | 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: (2402) | Bookmark and Share
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