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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: (284) | 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: (657) | Bookmark and Share
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Stay cool under boil water advisories

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Stay cool under boil water advisories
What are boil water advisories and why are they necessary
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| Categories: | Tags: boil water advisory, Texas, tap water, safety, healthy, natural disaster, Safe Drinking Water Act, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, source | View Count: (646) | Bookmark and Share
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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut

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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut
Despite it's perceived convenience, we would advise against is using hot tap water to jumpstart your morning coffee or your evening's spaghetti.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water, hot water, contaminant, plain talk, plumbing | View Count: (1245) | Bookmark and Share
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The voice of the people

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The voice of the people
Despite what we often hear through newscasts and social media, a newly released survey on U.S. tap water suggests Americans have a high level of confidence in tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: survey, opinion, poll, tap water, bottled water, quality, safety, taste, reliability, cost | View Count: (605) | Bookmark and Share
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Tap water is for drinking, not inhaling

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A tragic event in Seattle is a reminder that tap water is not intended to be inhaled through the nose, even if it is run through home treatment devices.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water, home treatment devices, ameba, Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri, CDC, neti pot | View Count: (2854) | Bookmark and Share
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Sampling Florida's tap water

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The food critic at the Tampa Bay Times, Laura Reiley, recounted her time as a recent water taste test judge at one of AWWA's Florida Section regional meetings.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water taste test, taste test, Florida, Tampa Bay Times, Best of the Best Taste Test, ACE18, food critic | View Count: (1025) | Bookmark and Share
At the recent joint annual conference for the Kansas Section of AWWA and the Kansas Water Environment Association, the best tasting tap water in Kansas was announced.
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| Categories: | Tags: Kansas Section, Kansas, City of Iola, taste test, joint conference, ACE18, tap water taste test | View Count: (2081) | Bookmark and Share
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The best tasting water in Georgia

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The best tasting water in Georgia
Earlier this month at the Georgia Association of Water Professionals Spring Conference & Expo, taste test competitors attended to try to be deemed the "Best Drinking Water in the State".
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| Categories: | Tags: taste test, Georgia, Carrollton, ACE17, Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test | View Count: (3232) | Bookmark and Share
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How to get delicious tasting tap water

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Water Online, an online publication focused on the water industry, recently explored how our "Best of the Best" Tap Water Taste Test works at our annual conference.
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| Categories: | Tags: Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test, tap water taste test, taste test, ACE, annual conference, Water Online, Bloomington, Minnesota | View Count: (2683) | Bookmark and Share
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