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End of Summer Reading Lists

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I’m sad to say the end of summer is near.  It’s Back to School time and Labor Day is right around the corner.  What better to beat that End-of-Summer Sadness than a roundup of some of the best blogs in biz!
Blogs have become a standard in external communications for the Water Sector.  Blogs can help […]

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Social Media Should Be Added To Your Congressional Tool Box

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With Water Week now upon us, the time has come to think about ways to reach out to members of Congress and their staff.  One thing is clear from a recent survey on preferred methods of communication for congressional staffers: There is absolutely no one-size-fits-all method.  With services like Facebook and Twitter allowing elected officials […]

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How DC Water Made a Bad Day Better Using Social Media

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Imagine if in the midst of rush hour during the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season, a water main break occurs in the middle of a major metropolitan area, completely inundating a large section of the public transportation system and affecting tens of thousands of commuters.
This nightmare actually occurred in our nation’s capital […]

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These are a Few of Our Favorite {Virtual} Things

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Maria von Trapp wasn’t the only one to have a list – ours are just more virtual!  We’ve spent the better part of the summer coming up with our favorite places accessible from your computer or mobile device, and we’re sure that you’re already aware that Google, Amazon, Facebook and Twitter are worth checking out.  […]

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Web Seminar Series to Help Clean Water Utilities Use Social Media (Video)

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Join your clean water colleagues for six web seminars on the biggest social media sites, including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Here’s a sneak peak provided by one of our presenters, David Nour, social enterprise strategist and thought leader on the value of business relationships. [ … ]

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Six Ways Clean Water Utilities Are Using Social Media

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We’ve been hearing a lot about how important it is that clean water utilities become active users of social media. And while many utilities across the United States that have come to embrace various social media tools, there are many more that have not. Some confusion may lie in exactly how utilities are using social media and why. Utilities that have embraced use of social media are using it in a variety of ways [ … ]

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Social Media: A Missed Opportunity?

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It’s no secret that clean water agencies have been slower to embrace social media than most other industries, including service-providers. Which is a shame, because by not taking advantage of the power of social media clean water agencies are missing out on some great opportunities.

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