Is Your Tap Water Safe to Drink?

As a municipal official, you want to know that your residents’ tap water is safe to drink, but there may be things lurking in the water supply of which you are unaware. Groundwater supplies may be contaminated with arsenic, chemicals and pathogens discharged from factories and farms. Even the pipes delivering the water can be […]

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Lead in Water: Utilities and Homeowners Must Both Have Skin In the Game to Protect Public Safety

June is National Safety Month, a time when we should consider how to promote safety in our homes and workplaces.  There have been many articles and stories in the news covering the lead in water issue. Here are a few highlights, along with some stories from cities who are taking action. According to the EPA, […]

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Don’t Pollute Your Drinking Water

Do your homeowners know where tap water comes from? Most communities rely on lakes and streams to provide fresh drinking water, sending it through a rigorous process to purify the water before it reaches the tap. However, homeowners could be unintentionally contaminating their drinking water every time it rains, they wash the car or they […]

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