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Drinking Water Week is a time to celebrate your drinking water
We’re not one to tell anyone how to celebrate a holiday. Whether you enjoy festive meals, solemn introspection or gathering with family, holidays are celebratory times, and Drinking Water Week is no different.
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New movie offers security measures reminder

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New movie offers security measures reminder
A recently released movie offers an opportunity to remind consumers that water systems and other providers of critical services make a significant investment in both money and resources to protect themselves from physical or cyberattacks.
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| Categories: | Tags: movie, security, cyber, physical attack, book, climate change, protection, america's water infrastructure act | View Count: (924) | Bookmark and Share
Score big with a water-efficient football feast
In many places around the world, people will gather this weekend to watch the most anticipated football game of the season. Where there are gatherings of people, there are usually generous portions of food. The information below from watercalculator.org can help you consider water-friendly choices like fruits and vegetables when planning your football feast.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, footprint, food, feast, football, party, water calculator, almonds, nuts, beverages | View Count: (937) | Bookmark and Share
Why are the differences in snowflakes important to water systems?
In geographic regions that rely on snowpack for their source water, like Denver, this is a very important issue. The National Weather Service calls the amount of water in snow the “snow ratio.” As a rule, 12 inches of snow can represent one inch of water in the Upper Midwest states.
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| Categories: | Tags: snow, water, moisture, ratio, snowpack, reservoir, collection, supply, National Weather Service, precipitation | View Count: (772) | Bookmark and Share
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Protect the source to keep fish PFAS free

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Protect the source to keep fish PFAS free
A recent report from the Environmental Working Group underscores the importance of protecting source water.
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| Categories: | Tags: PFAS, fish, source, water, protect, perfluoroalkyl substances, polyfluoroalkyl substances, EPA, PFOS, public, health | View Count: (873) | Bookmark and Share
California reservoirs simultaneously navigating a drought and flooding
Massive storms over a few weeks have led to extreme flooding, yet California remains in an historic drought, which has prompted experts to explore ways to better manage floodwaters.
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| Categories: | Tags: Folsom Lake, Lake Mendocino, California, water, conservation, drought, climate change, storage, NPR, global warming, storms, water loss, flood | View Count: (746) | Bookmark and Share
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Have you had too much to drink?

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Have you had too much to drink?
While it is well documented that we should all drink plenty of water, it gets a little murky when determining how much.
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| Categories: | Tags: drinking, amount, water, CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bottles, weight, exercise, sweat, National Health Service | View Count: (743) | Bookmark and Share
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What’s your water emergency plan?

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What’s your water emergency plan?
Although it’s rare that a water utility experiences an interruption in its ability to deliver safe and reliable drinking water, the recent boil water advisories in Houston shine a light on the value of being prepared for emergencies.
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How much water are you gobbling?

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How much water are you gobbling?
A recent survey by American Water shows most Americans under estimate their water footprint.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, footprint, turkey, pie, pecan, pumpkin, Thanksgiving, American Water, gallons, use, conservation | View Count: (867) | Bookmark and Share
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Beaver dams serve valuable purposes

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Beaver dams serve valuable purposes
According to new studies, beaver dams play a key role in improving water quality and much, much more.
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| Categories: | Tags: beaver, dam, water, quality, filter, stanford, christian, dewey, fendorf, scott, stream, colorado, river | View Count: (550) | Bookmark and Share
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