• October 16, 2020

    On October 21, we are taking a moment to reflect on one of, if not the most important, resources on our planet: water, in honor of Imagine a Day Without Water. Water is a basic human need to survive biologically, but it is also quite crucial to how we function as a society. This day is not only important to step back and appreciate water, but also to learn about some of the mechanisms by which we utilize it and how we can use it more efficiently.

    storm drain

    In our second blog in this series, we will be delving into what a watershed is and subsequently what a storm drain is, as well as how a storm drain differs from a sewage drain.

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    October 1, 2020

    Do you know where you water comes from? Who is responsible for maintaining it? Or how much it costs to use?

    While water is arguably the most essential and invaluable resource, its quality and availability are factors we too often take for granted. 

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    In anticipation for Imagine a Day Without Water, a holiday celebrated on October 21 that highlights water and the need for continued investment in it, we invite our community members to learn about water all month long. 

    The first blog on our series will highlight local water rates. 

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    August 26, 2020
    We often hear about unemployment numbers or stock market fluctuations on the news as a measure on the state of society, but what about changes in our waste? While often overlooked, waste can provide helpful insights on our economic and social behaviors.     

    Here at ACUA, we have been tracking the impacts of the coronavirus and subsequent stay-at-home orders on waste trends across both our solid waste and wastewater divisions. 


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