Doing Our Part for National Water Quality Month

For most of us here in the United States, it feels like a given when you turn on the taps, crystal clear H2O is going to come flowing out. But the quality of water can be very different depending on where you live not only in the world, but right here at home. Many places […]

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The History of National Water Quality Month

Did you know less than one percent of the world’s water is drinkable? Often through improper management and conservation, drinkable water often referred to as potable water, becomes unclean and unsafe for human use. In an effort to encourage people to protect clean water resources that keep us all healthy, the federal Environmental Protection Agency […]

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The Wastewater Treatment Plant Workers’ Higher Calling

Rickey L. Peters, a retired plant operator in Kansas City, Mo., spent 30 years working in the wastewater industry. “These brave men and women work in anonymity providing critical infrastructure services. They are warriors on the front-line amidst an empire of diseases performing their duties to protect our public health and environment,” Peters says. He […]

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Indian Hills: A Case Study

For more than 50 years, the Indian Hills community has been a peaceful place to call home. But as the neighborhood grew, the community’s public water system was neglected, endangering the health of residents.  Using innovation, technology and a proven process of dramatically improving water and wastewater systems, CSWR transformed Indian Hills’ water resources into […]

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COVID-19 and CSWR: Frequently Asked Questions

In the midst of a global pandemic, Central States Water Resources is more committed than ever to providing our customers with clean, safe and reliable water resources.  With so much uncertainty, we want to make sure all of our customers, both old and new, have all the information they need to stay confident when it […]

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Stopping the Spread: Washing Away Misinformation

Staging fake phone calls. Sending emails with intimidating headlines. Posing as government agencies. These are a few ways that cyber criminals spread computer viruses and malware to unsuspecting internet users. Whether they use the draw of a free prize or disguise it as critical information in need of your immediate attention (and credit card number) […]

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Wash Your Hands: Soap, Water & Science

Are you worried about contracting COVID-19? Wash your hands. Just get home from the grocery store? Wash your hands. Standing up from a seat on your toilet? Wash your hands. Wash your hands any opportunity you can, because it can’t hurt. What was once thought to be common courtesy (and common sense) has now become […]

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COVID-19, Your Water System, and the Disinfection Connection

It’s no surprise that we are in uncertain times. Perhaps the understatement of the year. During moments like this, people rely on little certainties to get them through the day. The certainty that the sun will still rise; that “The Tonight Show” will probably never, ever get canceled; and the certainty that we will all […]

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COVID-19 Update: We’re Here to Make Sure You Have Safe, Reliable Water

The COVID-19 crisis has thrust our nation into an unprecedented time unlike anything our generation has ever experienced, and we need to care for one another like never before. That’s why, more than anything, we hope this message finds you and your family safe and healthy. Whether we provide your drinking water, wastewater service or […]

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Does It Flush? What Should and Shouldn’t Go In Your Toilet

Quarantip #61: Don’t Flush the Disinfectant Wipes The spread of COVID-19 has forced Americans to spend more time in their homes and, by extension, more time in their bathrooms. And as items like toilet paper continue to sell out at a rapid clip, some may turn to alternatives. Like our healthcare system, it’s important to […]

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The Success of a Self-Governing Culture

How employees’ control over their work has helped Central States Water Resources prosper Sovereign, independent, self-regulated, free-standing — all works not commonly associated with the workplace environment. But, what if they were? What if workplaces had an environment where you were in charge of your own schedule? Where you were inspired by your company’s purpose […]

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