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What’s in your water bill?

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What’s in your water bill?
Whether you receive your water bill online or have it mailed to you, you may routinely skim through it without really reviewing the information it may contain.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, bill, affordability, rate, customer, information, data, mail, electronic | View Count: (134) | Bookmark and Share
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Lead service line removal is a team effort

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Lead service line removal is a team effort
Replacing lead service lines is a worthy endeavor. Lead is a known health concern, particularly for young children. The sooner we can remove all sources of lead from our communities, the better off we will be.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, lead and copper rule, lcr, epa, environmental protection agency, epa, rules, regulation, drinking water, infrastructure | View Count: (142) | Bookmark and Share
2024 offers opportunity to celebrate the Safe Drinking Water Act
The year 2024 marks a significant milestone in the water sector. The U.S. Congress originally passed the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) in 1974, making 2024 its 50th anniversary.
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How do animals hydrate?

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How do animals hydrate?
This space has a lot of information about the important role hydration plays for humans. But did you know hydration is also essential for almost all animals?
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| Categories: | Tags: hydration, drinking, animal, kangaroo rat, dog, cat, giraffe, elephant, bird, pigeon, insect, head-stander beetle, amphibian, saltwater, fish | View Count: (229) | Bookmark and Share
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Steer clear of fatbergs

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Steer clear of fatbergs
Fatbergs are a national problem, but they can be avoided.
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| Categories: | Tags: fatberg, water operator, flushable wipe, pipe, clog, fats, oils, grease, fog, F.O.G., sewer, wastewater, drain, toilet | View Count: (776) | Bookmark and Share
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What is a saltwater intrusion?

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What is a saltwater intrusion?
An ongoing situation in Louisiana that has generated a lot of news coverage is introducing the term “saltwater intrusion” to many people. It also highlights the potential impact of more familiar challenges facing the water sector – climate change, drought and source water protection.
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| Categories: | Tags: saltwater intrusion, climate change, source water, louisiana, weather, drought, New Orleans, rain, precipitation, army corps of engineers | View Count: (467) | Bookmark and Share
Flooding in Northeast United States reminds us to plan for emergencies
Recent flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall in New England, particularly Massachusetts, highlights the importance of being ready for emergencies.
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Celebrate health, hydration, and hygiene during National Water Quality Month
August is National Water Quality Month, an opportunity to appreciate that a lot of work goes into ensuring safe, great tasting tap water is there when we need it.
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| Categories: | Tags: Water Quality Month, holiday, glass, drink, celebrate, journey, professionals, people, work, infrastructure | View Count: (552) | Bookmark and Share
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Tips for a successful Smart Irrigation Month

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Tips for a successful Smart Irrigation Month
July is Smart Irrigation Month, and we’d like to help your home’s landscape make the grade while also conserving water.
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| Categories: | Tags: conservation, irrigation, plants, landscape, outdoor, water, use, drip, watering, smart irrigation month, July | View Count: (781) | Bookmark and Share
Is a new low-income household assistance program coming?
All of us are feeling the pinch, but for households near the poverty line, rising water bills can be devastating. Fortunately, there are conversations about creating a large-scale customer assistance program happening in the water sector.
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| Categories: | Tags: affordability, bills, Washington D.C., low-income, household, water, bills, rates, government, American Water Works Association, AWWA, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, AMWA, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, NACWA, National Association of Water Companies (NAWC), Water Environment Federation, WEF | View Count: (751) | Bookmark and Share
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