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August 15, 2019

Why Filtration Systems Make The Most Sense

Let’s face it… by now you know that bottled water isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Plastic water bottles are bad for the planet, they’re expensive, they can actually contaminate the water they hold, and there are little guarantees that the water you’re drinking is […]
April 25, 2019

Arsenic In Bottled Water What You Need To Know

The popularity of bottled water continues to grow, despite what we know about plastics and their harmful effects on our planet and our health. Because of convenience and perceived safety, bottled water is the go-to drink for many Americans. Now, there is concerning information about troubling […]
April 25, 2019

Lead Pipes: The Increasing Issue With Our Water Supply

As our water distribution system ages, and as various treatments cause chemical reactions, the incidence of lead leaching into our water supply is more and more common. As researchers from the American Chemical Society (ACS) announced, “More than 18 million people in the U.S. are currently […]
December 12, 2018

Pharmaceuticals In The Water Supply: How To Protect Yourself And Prevent Contamination

According to the Water Quality Association, pharmaceuticals are a contaminant of “emerging concern” in our water supply. Entering ground and surface water through various means, pharmaceuticals have been detected at small levels in the tap water supply of major metropolitan areas. While this has been an […]
November 29, 2018

Testing For Lead In Preschool and Day Care Water Supplies

Knowing how damaging exposure to lead can be for developing children, California has recently enacted legislation to test for lead in the water supplies for day care centers and preschools. This comes on the heels of a new law requiring testing in K-12 schools. The schools […]
November 8, 2018

How Your Water Might Be Harming Your Laundry (And Vice Versa)

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to laundry and water. Your laundry is affected by the temperature of your water, the softness of it, the chemical composition of it, and more. Not only that, your laundry – especially depending upon your sewer system – […]
October 25, 2018

Signs That You’re Dehydrated

Did you know that dehydration can happen at any time, no matter what the weather? It’s true! Our bodies use hydration for a wide range of normal activities, and for cooling during stress and exercise. It doesn’t really matter what the outdoor temperature is, our bodies […]
October 25, 2018

Home Testing For Water Contaminants

It’s vital to know what’s in your drinking water. Whether it’s coming from a municipal water source or a well, you deserve to know what’s in the water you drink, cook with, and bathe in. The good news is, do-it-yourself water testing is easier than ever. […]
September 14, 2018

PFAs: The New Worry In Water

We hear a lot about things like arsenic and lead in the water supply. But, in communities across the country, there’s an even more prevalent contaminant: PFAs. Short for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoralykyl, PFAs have been around since the 1940s to make products resistant to grease, water, […]