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Naturally pulling water from thin air

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Naturally pulling water from thin air
A recent demonstration at the University of Texas at Austin shows a low-cost device that can pull water out of the air.
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| Categories: | Tags: Texas, Austin, demonstration, water, air, invention, innovation, gel, cellulose, konjac gum, condensation | View Count: (200) | Bookmark and Share
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Does drinking water go bad?

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Does drinking water go bad?
Do we need to dump old water out of water bottles?
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| Categories: | Tags: water, bottle, stale, taste, odor, conserve, conservation, Plain Talk | View Count: (352) | Bookmark and Share
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Some cool water tips as it heats up

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Some cool water tips as it heats up
As the weather heats up in several parts of the United States, responsible outdoor water use is very important.
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| Categories: | Tags: outdoor, irrigation, landscape, watering, responsible, conservation, car wash, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, grass, lawn, California, residential, home owner | View Count: (173) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (302) | Bookmark and Share
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Back to the Future for Water Supply

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Back to the Future for Water Supply
Facing the loss of water due to climate change and run off, the Sierra Nevada region of Spain is restoring a centuries-old system to collect more water. MemoLab is helping with the project.
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| Categories: | Tags: Spain, Sierra Nevada, MemoLab, acquifer, water, storage, groundwater, acequia | View Count: (247) | Bookmark and Share
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It’s Fix a Leak Week

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It’s Fix a Leak Week
Fix a Leak Week is an annual event that encourages homeowners to find and fix leaks inside and outside their homes. Fixing them not only saves water, but it also saves money.
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| Categories: | Tags: Fix a Leak Week, water, holiday, event, household, repair, leak, flapper, toilet | View Count: (359) | Bookmark and Share
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Bridging the trust gap

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Bridging the trust gap
A widely distributed Associated Press story published in late January reports that despite new federal investments in water systems, "fewer Americans trust the water coming out of their taps." It’s a thoughtful piece that explores how water quality problems in one community can erode trust in tap water across the country.
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| Categories: | Tags: survey, poll, consumer, strengthening public trust, tap water, bottled water, morning consult, associated press, confidence, perception | View Count: (705) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (257) | Bookmark and Share
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It’s time to protect your source water

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It’s time to protect your source water
Source Water Protection Week provides the perfect opportunity to learn about how water consumers can better protect their source water.
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| Categories: | Tags: source, drinking water, contaminant, pollutant, pollution, contaminate, Source Water Protection Week | View Count: (571) | Bookmark and Share
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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: (891) | Bookmark and Share
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