How We Clean Your Water

One of our top priorities is to make sure your water is safe, clean and reliable. One of the ways we do that is by disinfecting the water supply through a process called chlorination. By adding small amounts of chlorine-rich substances, a majority of the different pathogens and impurities in drinking water reserves are removed …

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Earth Day is Every Day

For more than 50 years, Earth Day has inspired people to take action to protect our environment. Since its establishment in 1970, Earth Day helped create the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and aided in the passage of several laws to protect our air and water. After reaching a global audience in the early 1990’s, …

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Investing in Water Infrastructure is an Investment in Your Community

We get it. It’s frustrating to see your water bill rise. I mean, you didn’t change your water usage habits in the last month. Why would the bill be higher? The answer is often because of improved water infrastructure efforts. Replacing equipment, updating treatment processes and building new facilities require time and money. And those …

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Water Family Fun: At-Home Experiments for Kids and Grownups

We know that water is essential for living. Here’s the other thing about H20: it can teach us some interesting things about science, too! We have found a few at-home experiments from steampoweredfamily.com to help you and your children learn about water and foster curiosity, inquisitiveness and resilience during times when we are all spending …

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Why Are New Orleans Cemeteries so Unique? (Hint: It’s In The Water)

If you’ve ever been to New Orleans, you know it’s a unique and exciting place to visit. The amazing culinary history and cultural celebrations like Mardi Gras throughout the year make it a must-visit destination. And with Halloween approaching, another unique thing about The Big Easy is worth noting: Have you ever noticed the curious …

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Global Handwashing Day 2020: Hand Hygiene for All

The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized how regular and thorough hand washing can save lives. Global Handwashing Day on October 15 is about advocating for hand hygiene and implementing group efforts for all societies. In 2008, the first-ever observance was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, a union that combines knowledge, experience, concepts, and resources to …

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How to Conserve Water

Now more than ever, water conservation has become a focus of many conversations surrounding climate change, environmental consciousness, and the future of the planet. So, let’s go through your house, room-by-room, to find a few new ways to save on your water bill and slow your water usage. The Bathroom Keep the faucet off while …

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Why Isn’t Water Free?

If you open Google and search the phrase “why isn’t water,” The following suggestions appear as the most common search results: Why isn’t water wet? Why isn’t water flammable? Why isn’t water CANNED?? All valid questions, but one search result sticks out as more important to understand than the rest: Why isn’t water free? The …

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