Hydrant Maintenance, Inspection And Testing Guidance – What You Should Know

August 7, 2022 An Ounce Of Maintenance Is Worth A Pound Of Cure A fire hydrant like any other mechanical device needs to be inspected and maintained to ensure it is in perfect operating condition. Because...

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Dewinterizing Your Seasonal Water System

April 22, 2022 Turning Your Water Back On The summer months are rapidly approaching, which means that Maine’s cold winter has come to a close. Now you’ll want to get started with turning your seasonal...

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April 22, 2022 / Comments (0)

How Do You Thaw A Frozen Fire Hydrant?

February 14, 2022 How Do You Thaw A Frozen Fire Hydrant? A Century Old Method. Winter has arrived and dealing with sub-zero temperatures now becomes a reality. From a utilities standpoint, these low temps...

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Winterizing Your Seasonal Water System

October 20, 2021 How to Prevent Freezing Pipes Nobody wants to return home to find their pipes have burst. Take the necessary time to inspect the building’s plumbing and identify the pipes that are...

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The PFAS Problem: What You Should Know

August 14, 2021 What are PFAS? Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) or PFAS compounds, are man made, carbon, and fluorine based chemicals. PFAS compounds are incredibly resistant to breaking down....

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Water & Advanced Metering Infrastructure

August 2, 2021 Water utilities across the United States started phasing in automated meter reading (AMR) in the mid-to-late 1980s. Then in the mid-2000s, the water industry began using drive-by AMR...

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MWUA – What are we working on now?

July 29, 2021 As always, MWUA is hard at work on a number of initiatives to benefit the industry today. From small to large, there is something for everyone and we are excited to show them to you. On the...

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A New Horizon: Virtual, In-Person, and Hybrid Training

July 26, 2021 MWUA’s training programs are constantly evolving and growing to meet your needs. Through all the updates, we have always promised to offer the best training and professional development...

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July 26, 2021 / Comments (0)

What’s Your Water Worth?

July 23, 2021 In March 2021, Nestle finalized the sale of several North American bottled water brands, including Poland Spring Brand Natural Spring Water from Maine. Two private equity firms, One Rock...

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Maine’s Drought Continues Despite Tropical Storm Elsa

July 15, 2021 Drought conditions in Maine were extreme in the summer and fall of 2020. According to WGME’s meteorologist, Matt Hoenig, there was a 10+ inch deficit of rainfall last year. Additionally,...

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