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How Can We “Produce” Water?

No, we don't mean literally smashing hydrogen and oxygen atoms together to form water molecules. Although the Hindenburg explosion did produce a massively large amount of water vapor, there are many less-volatile solutions to explore- as we'll see. We're approaching...

Chester County, PA Drought Patterns

As we approach rainy season again with this early spring, is it time to brace ourselves for another record rainfall like last year? With all of that water having replenished ground and reservoirs, greenery and trees definitely had a lush year. Interestingly enough,...

How Smart Is Your Smart Meter?

How Smart Is Your Smart Meter?

For most of us, it's no surprise to open up the envelope delivering the monthly water bill and notice slight, constant variations. Just like water, the total price at the bottom of the page rises and falls, depending on the season, our water usage, and changes within...

Fix A Leak Week is Done, But the Leaks Go On

It’s the last day of Fix-A-Leak Week! So far, we’ve talked about the problem (leaks, and especially leaking flappers and running toilets). Now, it’s time to talk about the solution. Like we explained in Day 5, leaks are the kind of invisible water that we can save....

The Hidden Cost of Leaks and Running Toilets

Ring, ring! Is your toilet running? Well, you better go catch it! Especially if you want to save your water bill. Although you may think that faulty meters, cracked water pipes, or mistakes by the water utility are the most likely contributors to a spike in your water...

The Tragic Tale of Johnny Slaphandle

Hey folks! So far on Fix-A-Leak Week, we’ve looked at leaks and water wastage on a larger scale: the environment. But how can a single household leak affect what’s closer to home: your monthly water bill? Well, let me tell you about the tragic tale of 6-year-old...

Calculate Your Water Footprint!

Let’s dive deep into our daily water usage! As you may know, freshwater is crucial to our lives in more ways than we can count. Whether it’s for drinking, showering, cleaning, cooking, or anything else, freshwater is at our fingertips. But how much water goes into our...