• QUESTIONS ABOUT WATER?
    Do you have questions about how to care for your home’s pipes,
    or where your water goes once it's down the drain?
  • WATER CONSERVATION
    Become more environmentally conscious
    and better informed about the effect our lifestyles can have
    on the world around us.
  • WHAT'S IN MY WATER?
    The best way to ensure that you are getting the highest
    quality water available is to educate yourself.
  • KID'S PLACE
    We have lots of materials, information and activities
    available to help you, your family and your classmates
    learn more about how water works.
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DrinkTap's very own drip calculator

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Have you had a chance to use our drip calculator yet?
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In the news: Water freezes at boiling point

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In the news: Water freezes at boiling point
There's a fascinating story in the news today - researchers at MIT discovered that it's possible to keep water in a frozen state, even at temperatures above the boiling point.
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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: (416)
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Thanksgiving water conservation

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We like to post reminders before Thanksgiving about conserving water, since that is a big cooking day for many.
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Remember World Toilet Day

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Remember World Toilet Day
World Toilet Day is coming up on November 19.
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Categories: | Tags: World Toilet Day , toilet , sanitation , Water For People , jobs , economy | View Count: (302)
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Of cats and water towers

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Of cats and water towers
Whichever outcome you hoped for in yesterday's election, we can probably all agree that it would be nice to take a breather from politics and focus on something happy.
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Categories: | Tags: water , tower , cats , rescue | View Count: (151)
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Become a certified water operator

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Have you ever thought about working in the water industry?
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The Plain Talk Series - #52

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The Plain Talk Series - #52
Today's question: What is "hard" water?
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Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk series , Plain Talk About Drinking Water , hard water , minerals , calcium , magnesium , soft water | View Count: (454)
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Protecting Your Family From Lead Exposure

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Protecting Your Family From Lead Exposure
While there are many sources of lead exposure, today there’s growing awareness that some homes have lead in water pipes, fixtures and plumbing. Lead presents health concerns for people of all ages and particularly for infants and young children.
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Categories: | Tags: lead , water , poisoning , prevention | View Count: (241)
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Caring for your home's pipes

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We write about caring for your home's pipes every year, but it's just so important.
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Categories: | Tags: pipes , plumbing , winter | View Count: (578)
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