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The Plain Talk Series - #62

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The Plain Talk Series - #62
Today's question: Fixing a broken water pipe looks like a dirty job. How is the inside of the pipe cleaned afterward?
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The Plain Talk Series - #61

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Today's question: How can I tell if my toilet is leaking?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, toilets, leaks, food coloring, flow restrictors | View Count: (382) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #60

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The Plain Talk Series - #60
Today's question: How is the water from my refrigerator door different from my tap water?
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The Plain Talk Series - #59

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The Plain Talk Series - #59
Today's question: Why does drinking water often look cloudy when first drawn from a faucet?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, air bubbles, cloudy water, calcium carbonate | View Count: (1564) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #58

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The Plain Talk Series - #58
Today’s question: Is water that meets government drinking water standards absolutely safe?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, standards, regulations, susceptible population, contaminants | View Count: (1691) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #57

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The Plain Talk Series - #57
Today’s question: Do oil spills pollute drinking water sources?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, oil spills, pollution, drinking water sources | View Count: (1747) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #56

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The Plain Talk Series - #56
Today's question: Is distilled water the "perfect" drinking water?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, distilled water, distillation, minerals | View Count: (2059) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #55

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The Plain Talk Series - #55
Today's question: Is urban runoff treated before being discharged into drinking water sources?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, urban runoff, pollution, stormwater | View Count: (2005) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #54

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The Plain Talk Series - #54
Today's question: What would happen if somebody intentionally put a dangerous chemical in our water?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk series, water buffaloes, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, boil-water order | View Count: (2006) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #53

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The Plain Talk Series - #53
Today's question: Why do the ice cubes from my freezer used to cool my water make the water taste funny?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk About Drinking Water, taste and odor control, freezer smell, Plain Talk Series | View Count: (1992) |
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