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What’s in your water bill?

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What’s in your water bill?
Whether you receive your water bill online or have it mailed to you, you may routinely skim through it without really reviewing the information it may contain.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, bill, affordability, rate, customer, information, data, mail, electronic | View Count: (477) | Bookmark and Share
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Explaining water rate increases

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Explaining water rate increases
Some water utilities around the North America are announcing planned increases to water rates. Rate increases aren’t usually celebrated by consumers – especially among households struggling to meet essential needs -- but it’s worthwhile to consider for a moment why they are necessary.
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| Categories: | Tags: rates, afford, affordability, bills, consumer, pay, money, capital projects, infrastructure, improvement, Denver, Magnolia, Arkansas, Plain Talk, increase, Buried No Longer | View Count: (1101) | Bookmark and Share
Celebrate health, hydration, and hygiene during National Water Quality Month
August is National Water Quality Month, an opportunity to appreciate that a lot of work goes into ensuring safe, great tasting tap water is there when we need it.
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| Categories: | Tags: Water Quality Month, holiday, glass, drink, celebrate, journey, professionals, people, work, infrastructure | View Count: (698) | Bookmark and Share
Is a new low-income household assistance program coming?
All of us are feeling the pinch, but for households near the poverty line, rising water bills can be devastating. Fortunately, there are conversations about creating a large-scale customer assistance program happening in the water sector.
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| Categories: | Tags: affordability, bills, Washington D.C., low-income, household, water, bills, rates, government, American Water Works Association, AWWA, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, AMWA, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, NACWA, National Association of Water Companies (NAWC), Water Environment Federation, WEF | View Count: (1046) | Bookmark and Share
Which water celebration should you commemorate?
You may be overwhelmed if you’ve checked out our events calendar. The water sector seems to embrace the “work hard, play hard” philosophy, in that there are numerous opportunities throughout the year to recognize and celebrate the integral role water plays in our lives.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, celebrate, celebration, occasion, event, Fix a Leak Week, Drinking Water Week, Smart Irrigation Month, World Water Week, Source Water Protection Week, Imagine a Day Without Water | View Count: (804) | Bookmark and Share
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Cybersecurity worth the investment

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Cybersecurity worth the investment
Having the right equipment and staff to develop and maintain strong cybersecurity systems is an essential need for water systems. Just as water systems pay to protect their water supply from physical attacks, they’re also paying for cybersecurity. These costs may be included in your water bill.
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| Categories: | Tags: cybersecurity, rate, america's infrastructure act, awia, hacker, attack | View Count: (976) | Bookmark and Share
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A vital resource at a minimal cost

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A vital resource at a minimal cost
A description of some of the rate structures water systems use.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, rate, structure, bill, customer, cost, infrastructure, wastewater, fee, affordability | View Count: (1573) | Bookmark and Share
Water on moon more accessible than previously believed
Recent reports indicate water on the moon may be more accessible than previously believed.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, moon, available, supply, space, NASA, lunar, crater | View Count: (1125) | Bookmark and Share
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The price of health, hygiene and convenience

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The price of health, hygiene and convenience
When you factor in all its health and hygiene benefits, water becomes a bargain. But there is a price to pay for the convenience of having that water flow from your faucets, showerheads and toilets on demand, every time you need it.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, rates, conservation, Plain Talk, Buried No Longer, maintenance, customers, affordability | View Count: (1257) | Bookmark and Share
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Some rules were made for watering

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Some rules were made for watering
'Tis the season for summer watering rules.
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| Categories: | Tags: irrigation, value of water, rates, affordability | View Count: (2032) | Bookmark and Share
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