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Money Matters -- Accepting the Affordability Challenge (PDF)

  • Author(s): Mumm, Jason
  • Publications: Journal - American Water Works Association
  • Issue Date: May 2012
  • Volume / Number: 104, Number 5
  • Page(s): 25-28
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  • Product Number: JAW_0076110
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Wouldn't it surprise people to know that in exchange for 25 cents, they could soak themselves with about 50 gallons of water? That's enough water to take about two baths, wash a load of laundry, run a dishwasher about 10 times, or brush your teeth about 400 times. But here's a question: If water is so ridiculously cheap, why is it that everyone seems to think that it's so impossibly expensive?

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