Your Water Quality Report, also called Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), contains important information about the quality of the drinking water… Read more How to Understand Your Water Quality Report
What is Hard Water? You may have noticed it on your shower door. That scaly buildup that seems to create… Read more Hard Water: Unsafe or Just a Nuisance?
Early settlements and towns were always built near a source of water. Without water humans cannot live. Accordingly, the California… Read more History of Drinking Water
In the United States, public drinking water is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Additional regulation is also… Read more Constituents of Emerging Concern: Monitoring for Contaminants in Drinking Water
Is tap water safe to drink in Southern California? Is bottled water safer than tap water? Following recent reports of… Read more Is Tap Water Safe?
Tap Water Day is almost here and YourSoCalTapWater is getting excited! May 7th is a day to celebrate the important… Read more Tap Water Day – Celebrating Southern California’s Tap Water Quality and Reliability
The saying, “April showers, brings May flowers,” may get you to start thinking about rainwater and where it goes after… Read more What Happens to Rainwater in Southern California?
Several recent news stories have been focused on the topic of water quality, relating to resources coming from public water… Read more Chloramine: Maintaining Water Quality in Southern California
Have you ever seen your local water agency releasing water from a hydrant and wondered why water was pouring out?… Read more Hydrant Flushing: Why is there water spraying into the street?
When you stop at a gas station and go inside to buy a bottle of water, some of the labels… Read more The Secret Origins of Water