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KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana As municipal water supplies become more subject to spring contamination (think – snow runoff, decaying organic matter) you may hear more news stories using the phrase ‘chlorine burnout.’  So what exactly is chlorine burnout and what do you need to know about it? Essentially, this refers simply to a […]

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Last year, we were lucky enough to interview Chef Sarah Bogan of Whisking Apprentice – a culinary school dedicated to fighting obesity in America.  In addition to her work at the school, Bogan is working to launch the television series Surviving on Stamps, where she will help families on food stamps learn how to eat […]

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Beer is 90% water.  The balance of its ingredients, specifically hops and barley, are at constant supply risk in the event of any water shortage.  And those water shortages are becoming more common.  As such, the beer and brewing industry has long been out-front on issues related to water sustainability. In honor of today being […]

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The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook “Because the average person doesn’t understand fracking, environmentalists are able to put ideas into people’s heads,” says Marita Noon, Executive Director of Energy Makes America Great, Inc. In the video above, The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi adds some much needed […]

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I’ve been a home brewer for going on seven years.  That’s my wife and I (and the back end of our dog) to the left. In that time, I’ve spoken with dozens of other home brewers about controlling what we can control, from external temperature (see photo), to fermentation temperature to airtight hop storage.  So […]

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Tomorrow marks another World Water Day, a day of action by world leaders and the general public on behalf of the millions throughout the world without clean drinking water. Established in 1993, World Water Day initiatives have exploded in the past several years, supported and amplified in large part by social media.  [In fact, if […]

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The city of Zumbrota will NOT be responsible for water services that freeze after February 26th. In order to prevent service freeze-up, every Zumbrota water customer is urged to take the temperature of their water and continue monitoring it for the next TWO MONTHS. If your water temperature gets below 40 degrees, you should immediately start running […]

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“In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s estimated that more than a billion people lack clean water to drink, causing illnesses that ripple through the African continent.” Water shortages in Africa, unfortunately, are not anything new.  But with a tragedy of this scale come several silver linings as companies and organizations partner to do the work or create […]

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Within this blog, we shy away from any inflammatory discussions involving politics.  If the efforts we make to help provide clean drinking water and education blend over into politics, we try to focus more on the power of bipartisanship.  So the video above from Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) should not be seen as an […]

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My customer service team receives tough questions from well water customers – almost daily – regarding how often they should change their well water filter. Personally – I love it when we get these questions.  Well water drinkers are a fiercely loyal bunch that understands the importance of clean water in just about every aspect […]

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