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Archive by tag: scienceReturn
09

The value of the scientific process

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The value of the scientific process
Toxicology research and potential regulation involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, have been in the news lately. As they apply to drinking water, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) encourages “following the science wherever it may lead.”
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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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How to cut your grass and your water bill

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How to cut your grass and your water bill
Transforming your landscape could be the gift that keeps giving.
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Water discovered in outer space

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Water discovered in outer space
An out of this world discovery has us excited!
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We read a great article in Chemical & Engineering News examining the science behind ensuring drinking water is free of weird tastes and funky smells.
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Water vs. sports drinks

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In a recent article on the science news website LiveScience.com, water and sports drinks are compared, especially when it comes to which is better at replenishing the body after exercise.
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Are we using too much water?

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New research that was recently published in the academic journal Science points out that the world's water usage is higher than what was previously thought.
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