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Water Blogged

Read everything water...blogged. Scroll below to find article topics spanning from water treatment and system technology updates to conservation tips and employee news—and more.

How to Start Xeriscaping with Water-Wise Plants

In a sustainability-conscious and water-saving culture, more people are choosing to “xeriscape” and opt out of traditional lawns that require more resources. Read on to learn about xeriscaping and how it can beautify your lawn with water-wise plants.

How Does a Truck Clean Water Pipes?

Read on to learn how we’ve added a powerful truck to our workforce to help to clean water pipes and continue to deliver high-quality water.

Do You Know the Water Quality Parameters for Your Tap Water?

The water quality standards we use to deliver safe and high quality water are the result of a number of factors that keep customers like you in mind.

Potty Facts: 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Game Days

What happens during halftime breaks or the seventh-inning stretch? Check out this list of game day “facts” and creative ways stadiums conserve water.

Making the Grade: ASCE Releases 2017 Water Infrastructure Report Card

Here’s what you need to know about what ASCE found regarding the nation’s water infrastructure:

Your Top Water Rate Questions Answered

We answer your questions on why water rates increased, what triggers the adjustment, how they are implemented and what customers can do to manage their bills.

Knowing Your Water is Safe to Drink

The availability of safe and high quality drinking water is a top concern for many homeowners — and for San Jose Water (SJW).

What Goes Into a Water Leak Repair?

For water utilities like SJW, repairing water leaks takes coordination with multiple parties to properly identify, prioritize and safely repair water leaks.

Top 4 Benefits of AMI Meters for Water Utility Customers

Advanced Metering Infrastructure, or AMI for short, are high-tech water meters that have lots of new features.

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