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Archive for April, 2012

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How Important is Water to Your Quality of Life?

Written by Terry Biederman

Who is responsible for the quality of life in your town?  To some, it is the Police and Fire departments. To others, it is a vibrant Parks and Recreation department, and to others, it is a comprehensive community Library. However, have you ever thought about the critical role that your water utility plays to help provide a safe, happy and healthy community?

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Do the little things really matter?

Written by Martin Byars

“Do Your Part!” says the sign on the wall of my hotel room bathroom. We’ve all seen this friendly reminder to reuse our towels whenever possible, considering the vast amount of water it takes to do that much laundry.

This sign, however, is more detailed. Apparently, by using my towel for just one day longer, I can contribute to saving more than 50 gallons of water per day.

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Wars of the South Eastern Conference…Go Dawgs? Roll tide? Gator Chomp?

Written by Ron Steiger

When I was growing up in the South, the basis of the war between Georgia, Alabama and Florida was fairly obvious: football. Not just any football, but specifically SEC football, possibly the best conference in the NCAA (an easy, yet required, plug from a Southern boy).

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Water costs more than gas? Really?!

Written by Kyle Reissner

Last week, we received an intriguing bit of feedback from a regular reader.

“One can go a week without gasoline. Try going one week without water. Unfortunately, we waste water like there’s no end to its source. Wake, up, America, before water costs more per gallon than gasoline.”

This piqued my interest, so I did some quick research.

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