Earth Day 2013

For the last 43 years, April 22nd has been a reminder of the intricacies of the planet we live on, and the delicate balancing of our ecosystem. Water is the most common, the most fundamental and the most necessary resource for life. There are over 326 million cubic miles of water on the earth, which includes […]

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Drinking Water Supply – What affects our water?

The recent oil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas last month had residents worried about their drinking water quality. And rightly so. Oil spills are just one of many threats to public health and safety, and the public water supply. However, thankfully, Mayflower’s water supply has been given a clean bill of health by the Arkansas Department […]

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Cleaning Up Los Angeles’s Shores

Last week, we talked briefly about the Clean Water Act of 1972 and the regulating effect on discharges into America’s waterways. Storm water has become a primary source of pollution around the country, especially in urban areas, as the Clean Water Act has forced the cleanup of wastewater and runoff from industrial facilities. In November of […]

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WaterWatch and the Weekend

As spring gradually gives way to summer, bringing with it warmer weather and longer days, many states and cities are shifting into a water-awareness program. The threat of drought is not unique to a desert climate or to a metropolitan district; the warmer it is, wherever you are, the more water you will use.   […]

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ACWA Spring Conference – Rethinking CA Water

    American Water College will be exhibiting at the Association of CA Water Agencies (ACWA) spring conference in Sacramento! ACWA is “Rethinking CA Water,” through promoting the development, management, and reasonable beneficial use of good quality water.   ACWA President Randy Record: “Water quality, conservation, storage and energy independence are just a few of the topics […]

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