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VALPARAISO | All the testing the city's Water Department does to make sure the water entering the homes is safe isn't enough. The home owner is responsible once the water enters his property.
Fluoride in the water, introduced in the 1940s, continues to be a controversial topic. No one is calling it a Communist plot anymore, but the two sides still can be heated about it.
VALPARAISO | Testing to make sure the city's water supply is safe and meets all the state and federal standards is a full-time job. Literally.
VALPARAISO | It's not all fun and games at Valparaiso's Water Department during National Drinking Water Week, but some of it is.
The United States suffered its worst drought in at least 25 years in 2012, in an event that affected 80 percent of the country's agricultural land.
For most Americans, getting all the clean water needed for everyday living involves walking only as far as the kitchen or bathroom.
Water fights used to be a fun thing to do on hot summer days. These days, they are deadly serious and can go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The level of knowledge and concern for fresh water is low for the population in general, but it is especially low among high school and college students, Julie Peller said.
Editor's note: This is the seventh in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
Editor's note: This is the fifth in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
Editor's note: This is the third article in a weeklong series for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
VALPARAISO | Looking for leaky pipes isn't likely to earn anyone a Nobel Prize, but the city's water audit was recognized recently with a Community Achievement Award from the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns.
VALPARAISO | The Northwest Indiana band Crawpuppies will perform Sunday in a benefit concert at the Memorial Opera House to raise money for Water for People.
VALPARAISO | Lead contamination remains a problem for water systems, fluoride still is a controversial issue, but now water utilities are facing a drug problem.
VALPARAISO | The only time most people really stop to think about the water coming through their tap is when someone threatens to increase the cost.
Editors note: This is the first in a series on National Drinking Water Week.
VALPARAISO | The city's water utility loses about 120 million gallons a year, but a consultant recently told the Utilities Board that amount is actually less than the industry standard.
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