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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: (297) |
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Keep your grass clippings out of the street

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Keep your grass clippings out of the street
Protecting source water is a very important part of the treatment process.
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| Categories: | Tags: source water protection, mow, lawn, grass, clippings, cut, treatment, supply | View Count: (338) |
Drinking Water Week presents opportunity to recognize your water is there when you need it
It’s Drinking Water Week! We are thrilled to celebrate virtually with so many people in and out of the water sector.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, DWW, There when you need it, photo contest, materials, downloads, ThereWhenYouNeedIt | View Count: (381) |
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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: (408) |
NASA study suggests Mars hydrogen never left
NASA's new study revealed that water, which once entirely covered Mars, has never left the planet's atmosphere but rather taken a different form.
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| Categories: | Tags: Mars, space, planet, water, hydrogen, atmosphere, NASA | View Count: (447) |
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How to address your home’s water pressure

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How to address your home’s water pressure
Part of being an active water consumer is getting to know your home's water pressure.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, pressure, pressure reducing valve, PRV, home, learn, Plain Talk, consumer, device, meter | View Count: (680) |
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New study about bottled water

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New study about bottled water
A new study about bottled water has brought the discussion of whether and when consumers should buy bottled water.
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| Categories: | Tags: bottled water, emergency, tap, cost, finance, Plain Talk, environmental impact, recycle | View Count: (674) |
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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: (412) |
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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut

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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut
Despite it's perceived convenience, we would advise against is using hot tap water to jumpstart your morning coffee or your evening's spaghetti.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water, hot water, contaminant, plain talk, plumbing | View Count: (494) |
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: (436) |
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