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Archive by tag: safeReturn
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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: (248) | Bookmark and Share
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Stay cool under boil water advisories

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Stay cool under boil water advisories
What are boil water advisories and why are they necessary
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| Categories: | Tags: boil water advisory, Texas, tap water, safety, healthy, natural disaster, Safe Drinking Water Act, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, source | View Count: (647) | Bookmark and Share
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Water workers avoid cyberattacks

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Water workers avoid cyberattacks
Cyberattacks can happen, but water utilities are prepared.
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| Categories: | Tags: cyber, security, attack, threat, computer, Kevin Morley, hacker, AWIA, safety | View Count: (758) | Bookmark and Share
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Research is key in understanding PFAS

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Research is key in understanding PFAS
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in February that it will propose “regulatory determinations” for two of the best understood PFAS. This does not guarantee these substances will ultimately be regulated on a national level, but it sets EPA on the path to exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of a regulation.
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| Categories: | Tags: PFAS, perfluoroalkyl substances, polyfluoroalkyl substances, EPA, research, regulation, Safe Drinking Water Act | View Count: (503) | Bookmark and Share
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Continue PFAS research

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Continue PFAS research
PFAS have been manufactured and used in various industries around the globe since the 1940s. Their prevalence and staying power in the environment are concerning —though there is much still to learn about health impacts from exposure, especially at levels in drinking water.
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| Categories: | Tags: Consumer Reports, Guardian, drinking, PFAS, Safe Drinking Water Act, EPA, science | View Count: (362) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (718) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (605) | 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: (9783) | Bookmark and Share
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Don’t be fooled; a healthy 2020 is on tap

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Don’t be fooled; a healthy 2020 is on tap
The key to a healthy 2020 and beyond may just be your kitchen faucet.
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| Categories: | Tags: drinking water, safe, safe drinking water act | View Count: (1466) | Bookmark and Share
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Stay ahead of natural disasters

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Stay ahead of natural disasters
Be assured that water utilities work hard to ensure the safety and delivery of water, especially during natural disasters and emergencies.
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| Categories: | Tags: risk and resilience, prepare, natural disaster, weather, drinking water, emergency, safe drinking water act, preparedness | View Count: (1319) | Bookmark and Share
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