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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: (53) |
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Consumer confidence in tap water remains high

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Consumer confidence in tap water remains high
A Wall Street Journal article published last weekend reports there is a “crisis of confidence in America’s tap water,” citing statistics from a Penn State University researcher.
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| Categories: | Tags: confidence, public, perceptions, morning consult, wall street journal, contamination, quality, demographics, Black, Hispanic, White, population, survey | View Count: (195) |
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Do not dump goldfish into lakes, streams

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Do not dump goldfish into lakes, streams
Dumping goldfish in lakes and ponds is creating problems.
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| Categories: | Tags: goldfish, pets, lakes, ponds, water quality, contamination | View Count: (407) |
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: (482) |
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A new front in the war on waterborne disease

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A new front in the war on waterborne disease
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declares a new and challenging front in the ongoing war on waterborne disease. Overall, however, the news from the battlefield is encouraging.
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| Categories: | Tags: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, waterborne, disease, swimmer's ear, pathogen, norovirus, drinking water, water quality, bio-film, legionella, legionnaire's, pseudomonas | View Count: (421) |
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Is water a super ingredient?

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Is water a super ingredient?
We all know the importance of water for hygiene, hydration and cleaning, but it also plays an integral role as an ingredient in cooking.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, cooking, baking, ingredient, food, bagel, st. louis, water quality, denver, Josh Pollack, Loryn Nalic, ramen, Shigetoshi Nakamura | View Count: (498) |
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Beating the bad tap rap

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Beating the bad tap rap
When it comes to one's tap water, there are some people who believe a contaminant in any amount makes the water not safe. We can assure you, as a water consumer, that there are many protections in place that should give you confidence when pouring yourself or your family a glass of tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, clean, safe, drink, tap, faucet, treatment, safe drinking water act, consumer confidence report, USDA, EPA | View Count: (542) |
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In recognition of Water Quality Month

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In recognition of Water Quality Month
In recognition of August being National Water Quality Month, we have some simple steps you can take to make a big impact on your community's water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, quality, month, consumer, confidence report, CCR, runoff, leaks, landscaping, pesticides, wastewater | View Count: (863) |
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The voice of the people

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The voice of the people
Despite what we often hear through newscasts and social media, a newly released survey on U.S. tap water suggests Americans have a high level of confidence in tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: survey, opinion, poll, tap water, bottled water, quality, safety, taste, reliability, cost | View Count: (484) |
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: (651) |
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