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Improving water infrastructure reduces risk of emergency
If water emergencies concern you, you are not alone. A 2023 survey of water professionals called the State of the Water Industry indicated the nation’s aging water infrastructure is the second-most concerning challenge facing the sector. But help is on the way.
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Water utilities armed against cyber threats

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Water utilities armed against cyber threats
Cybersecurity for public infrastructure systems, such as water utilities, has been making national news headlines recently. This stems from bad actors attempting to hack or otherwise compromise the technology that controls important aspects of water treatment. U.S. water systems are diligently preparing to defend themselves against cyber threats from bad actors, whether on the screen or in real life.
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New requirement may trigger a lead notification
A change in the way the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulates lead in drinking water may result in more lead warnings in communities across the United States.
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‘Splashstreet Boys’ parody offers tips to water the right way
Denver Water's recent parody song, "I Water That Way," is one of the funniest and best-done parodies you'll ever see. But when you get done laughing, remember the great tips for outdoor water use.
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New research finds PFAS in processed foods, wrappers
Recent media reports say processed meat and butter consumers are likely to have increased levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their blood.
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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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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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Keep your water pipes warm during wintry weather
As winter’s grip tightens and January temperatures fall, it is important to take proper precautions for your home’s water pipes. This is important because water expands as it freezes, putting pressure on the pipes, which can cause them to break.
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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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What to know about the EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule Improvements
What water consumers need to know about the EPA's Lead and Copper Rule Improvements
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, EPA, environmental, protection agency, rule, lead and copper rule, agency, drinking, home, faucet, tap, service, line, pipe | View Count: (580) | Bookmark and Share
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