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Colorado Drinking Water Regulations

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2020 8:20:53 AM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in water conservation, Water Quality

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is the primary authority in Colorado for enforcing the federal Safe Drinking Water Act by the EPA. As part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Department of Water Quality Control is responsible for implementing programs that support the Safe Drinking Water Act. The aim is to equip public water systems so that they can always provide the public with safe drinking water. These goals are achieved through enforcement of local laws, regulations, permits and regular inspections of public water systems.

 

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Sustainability in Colorado Waterways

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 15, 2020 12:20:31 PM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in environment, water conservation, Water Quality

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The snow that falls on the mountains in Colorado contributes to more than just the beautiful scenery. Snow and other precipitation ultimately provide both the surface water and the groundwater that we use for drinking—not to mention the water that powers rivers and fills lakes for activities like rafting and fishing.

The majority of the life-giving water in Colorado's rivers and streams originates along the continental divide that runs through the majestic mountains. Colorado residents and visitors have a responsibility to keep our waterways free of litter and other pollutants to ensure a clean water supply to our amazing state.

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Colorado Water Hardness

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 9, 2020 12:08:41 PM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Water Quality

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"Hardness" is a property of water determined by the amounts of dissolved minerals it contains, specifically calcium and magnesium. Most people associate the term with water quality and also with a build-up of material in their shower or sink. This accumulation occurs because soapsuds can’t be produced until dissolved minerals in the water have been combined with soap. Those minerals that are removed from the water remain as an insoluble residue. 

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Colorado Springs Home Water Delivery

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2020 11:24:39 AM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Water Delivery

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For people who reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado, healthy living is probably a top priority. In fact, Colorado Springs ranks third in one respected list of the most health conscious cities in America.

That said, many Colorado Springs residents have never considered what’s in their tap water, including the amounts of fluoride and chloride present. Those who do and are looking for healthier drinking options can turn to bottles or jugs of distilled water or spring water from the grocery store. However, with all the water a person needs to consume to stay properly hydrated, frequent resupply trips can be inconvenient.

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A Denver Lead Reduction Program Alternative

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2020 9:53:25 AM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Water Quality, Drinking water

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lead contamination in water is linked to developmental disabilities and other long-term health problems including anemia, neurological problems, kidney failure and even death.

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Water Delivery in Colorado During the Coronavirus Pandemic

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 22, 2020 6:34:32 PM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Water Delivery

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Since April 3, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that all Americans wear cloth, non-medical-grade face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. While these measures can help to reduce infection rates, staying at home is still considered the safest action you can take. However, while some activities like working remotely can be done from home, practicing self-isolation creates challenges regarding obtaining essential provisions like food and water.

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How Much Fluoride Is in Denver Water?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2020 1:34:59 PM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Safe drinking water, Fluoride

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Fluoride is an inorganic, monatomic anion with the chemical formula F-. Fluoride ions come from the element fluorine and can be found naturally in soil, rocks and water. Although, fluoride is present in most rainwater, fresh and saltwater sources, the concentration is low, at around 0.3 mg/L. In addition to this naturally occurring calcium fluoride, a synthetic, industrial version of fluoride is often added to tap water in the form of sodium fluoride, fluorosilicic acid and sodium fluorosilicate.

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Why Plastic Is the More Sustainable Choice for Water Packaging

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 18, 2020 4:05:25 PM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in environment, Recycling

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Recently there has been a heightened sensitivity toward the use of plastics. Specifically, the use of plastic packaging for commonly used items like bottles. Much of this backlash comes from the idea that this plastic ends up in the oceans, leading to disastrous and far reaching environmental problems. In fact, there have even been legislative bills proposed to tax water bottling companies

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City of Boulder 2019 Drinking Water Quality Report

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 14, 2020 8:20:00 AM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Water Quality

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all water utilities to create and distribute annual drinking water quality reports. In this blog post, you will get an overview of this 2019 report distributed by the City of Boulder. According to bouldercolorado.gov, the goal of the City of Boulder 2019 Drinking Water Quality Report is to provide customers with safe and high-quality drinking water. The City of Boulder water supply comes from Barker Reservoir, North Boulder Creek, Boulder Reservoir and Carter Lake.

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What Causes Water Impurity?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2020 11:15:36 AM / by Eldorado Marketing posted in Water Quality

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Water is the lifeblood of our planet and, as such, our most valuable resource. However, not all water is the same. Water in its most pure form is devoid of any chemicals, dissolved solids, biological components, or even minerals. After all, water is just the molecule H2O.

However, no matter how isolated it is from sources of contamination, water can’t exist naturally as H2O alone. The reason for this is that water is a universal solvent, and it easily dissolves a variety of materials. Some of these materials, such as naturally occurring minerals, are good additions, while others shouldn’t be consumed.

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