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Let the genie out of the bottle

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Let the genie out of the bottle
While bottled water serves a valuable purpose as a beverage, there are some drawbacks of which to be aware.
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| Categories: | Tags: environment, bottled water, pollution, tap water, BlueTriton, Poland Spring, Pure Life, Arrowhead, plastic, waste, landfill | View Count: (3524) | 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: (749) | Bookmark and Share
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When it comes to FOG, can it

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When it comes to FOG, can it
Certain household wastes are better canned than poured down the drain.
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| Categories: | Tags: fats, oils, grease, food, waste, drain, clog, pipe, burst, disposal, fog | View Count: (378) | Bookmark and Share
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Hardly a waste

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Hardly a waste
A new wastewater analysis process may help determine whether a population of people have COVID-19. The testing cannot determine which individual in the test sample has the virus, but it can indicate the prevalence of the disease in a given population of people.
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| Categories: | Tags: COVID-19, COVID, coronavirus, waste, wastewater, Biobot, Newsha Ghaeli, Jim McQuarrie | View Count: (837) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (1254) | Bookmark and Share
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Don't flush contact lenses

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We've written about not flushing wipes (whether labeled as flushable or not) down the toilet, but we just read about not flushing contact lenses too.
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| Categories: | Tags: contact lenses, pipes, plumbing, FOG, flushable wipes, Scientific American, wastewater system | View Count: (1170) | Bookmark and Share
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It's Smart Irrigation Month!

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It's Smart Irrigation Month!
We're right in the middle of summer, so now is a good time to review some reminders on what it means to be "water wise".
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| Categories: | Tags: Smart Irrigation Month, conservation, Irrigation Association, leaks, conserve, water waste, water use | View Count: (1054) | Bookmark and Share
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World Toilet Day

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World Toilet Day is Nov. 19.
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| Categories: | Tags: World Toilet Day, UN Water, toilets, sanitation crisis, wastewater | View Count: (1280) | Bookmark and Share
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July is Smart Irrigation Month

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July is Smart Irrigation Month
Smart Irrigation Month is a great time to brush up on how to be a water wise consumer.
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Check and fix leaks during Drinking Water Week
Today we are encouraging people to check and fix leaks inside and outside the home to prevent water waste.
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| Categories: | Tags: household leaks, leaks, water waste, conservation, Drinking Water Week, leaky toilet, water meter, irrigation system | View Count: (2593) | Bookmark and Share
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