Common Myths about Lead in Drinking Water

There’s a lot of information available regarding lead contamination in water. It’s important to decipher what’s factual versus what’s perceived as truth. The more you understand the myths about lead in drinking water, the better you’ll be able to limit your risk of contamination or lead poisoning.  Furthermore, knowing ways to reduce lead exposure and…

What Is Nonpoint Source Pollution?

The contaminants found in drinking water come from several different sources and two categories of pollution. What is nonpoint pollution versus point-source pollution? Nonpoint source pollution (NPS) is generally a result of precipitation, drainage, and/or surface runoff.  It’s often caused by rainfall or melting snow moving through the ground and making its way to your…

Flowater installs touchless, self-sanitizing water stations to prevent COVID-19 in schools nationwide

Feb. 16, 2021 Flowater has accelerated its rollout of its fully “touchless,” self-sanitizing Flowater refill stations to replace old water fountains in schools nationwide, according to a press release. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for the replacement of high-touch, communal fixtures, such as water fountains, to reduce the spread of COVID-19,…

America’s Schools Utilize CARES Act Funds to Replace Outdated Water Fountains as They Reopen With Heightened Health and Safety

America’s Schools Utilize CARES Act Funds to Replace Outdated Water Fountains as They Reopen With Heightened Health and Safety Awareness ~FloWater Set to Expand National Rollout in Schools of Fully ‘Touchless,’ Self-Sanitizing FloWater Refill Stations~ Business Wire DENVER — February 16, 2021 With an additional $170 billion in CARES Act funding earmarked for K-12 schools…

Touchless drinking fountains in Minersville Area schools help reduce COVID-19 spread

With the CDC calling for the replacement of high-touch, communal fixtures, such as water fountains, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Minersville Area School District in eastern Pennsylvania today announced that FloWater Touchless Refill Stations has been installed in its elementary and high schools to replace out-of-date water fountains. The availability of touchless, foot…

Colton Schools Replace Traditional Water Fountains With Touchless Water Stations To Prevent Spread Of COVID

COLTON (CBSLA) – In another sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has changed sanitation and hygiene, the Colton Joint Unified School District announced Wednesday that it has replaced all its school water fountains with touchless water refill stations. The district announced that the refill stations were installed at all 28 schools and its administrative offices.…