Magnolia Water Prepares Systems for Hurricane Sally

BATON ROUGE —  With Hurricane Sally impacting the Gulf Coast, Magnolia Water Utility Operating Company (http://magnoliawateruoc.com/) in Louisiana is working to ensure it can continue to deliver safe and reliable water and wastewater service to its customers, actively preparing for the most recent storm that may impact our 37,000 customers across the state. In preparation […]

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COVID-19 Reopening: Preparing Your Water

As states prepare to reopen and many communities readjust to life as stay-at-home orders lift, it’s important to make sure your water system is also ready to come back online if your home or business hasn’t been used for weeks. When water lines lie dormant, you may find stagnant water builds up due to inactivity. […]

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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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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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To Boil Or Not To Boil—It’s Not A Question

We’ve all been there before: a boil order is released and suddenly we begin to rethink every time we’ve come in contact with water over the last 72 hours. And while the likelihood of that happening is relatively low, it is still incredibly important to take a boil order seriously. So What Causes A Boil […]

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