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Tackle Ice and Snow While Protecting Your Drinking Water

When snow and ice are on the ground, every homeowner wants to remove them as quickly as possible without doing damage to their sidewalk or driveway. However, did you realize that you could be doing damage to your drinking water supply and pipes? Using salt on roads, walkways and driveways can do serious harm to
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Lead Poisoning in Maryland Is at an All-Time Low

A new report released in October by the Maryland Department of the Environment found that rates of lead poisoning in Maryland for babies and young children reached a historic low in 2019. Rigorous testing, stricter enforcement and an uptick in proactive treatment of low-level poisoning have contributed to this impressive achievement. By working together with
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How Climate Change Can Affect Your Drinking Water

Climate change is a pressing issue facing the entire world, and while some of the impacts, like an increase in global temperature, are well-known, others you might be surprised to learn. Recent studies by numerous scientific bodies and municipalities including the state of Maryland have found that climate change can affect your drinking water in
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The Negative Effects of Copper in Your Drinking Water

Copper can be found naturally in rocks, soil, sediment, and water. While copper is a natural substance and is safely used to make things like copper pipes and electrical wiring, the effects copper in your drinking water can be very hazardous. Short-term exposure to high levels and long-term exposure to elevated levels can both do
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Buying A Home With Well Water

Buying a Home with Well Water If you are buying a home with well water, then understanding your home’s water quality is critical. In fact, many real estate transactions require a water test as part of the purchasing process. Whether you are considering a move or have already purchased a home with well water, contacting
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Ensuring Water Safety When Reopening Your Building After a Prolonged Shutdown

Thousands of businesses across Maryland and the country faced unprecedented shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and as various industries reopen or face additional closures, it’s critical to know the safe way to reopen the building. Many modern buildings are not designed to lie vacant for extended periods of disuse, so reopening your building after
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Water Quality: What Not to Do

Water Quality: What Not to Do The ongoing threats to drinking water quality in Maryland have been a concern for many years. With issues such as improper industrial wastewater disposal, sewage leaks, and unfiltered stormwater merging with municipal water sources, many are left wondering what they can do to help keep the state’s water reserves
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Pros & Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Pros & Cons of Tankless Water Heaters Technology driven appliances are enticing, especially when you are in need of a replacement water heater or are looking to save energy. If you are a homeowner interested in energy efficiency or space saving appliances, then a tankless water heater may be the right choice for you. Consumer
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Expert Plumbing Advice

The team at Porch, a home improvement resource company, recently shared information about common plumbing questions for homeowners.  They asked plumbing companies, including Hague Quality Water of Maryland for expert advice. Check out the full post for answers to these questions and more: Most common acid(products) used by plumbers to unclog drains? What are some tips
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Maryland Receives $20M for Water Improvement Projects from the EPA

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a $20,170,000 award to the state of Maryland to complete numerous drinking water improvement projects to help Maryland residents. The state is matching the award with $4M in additional funds to provide funding to communities participating in the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program. What is
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