Drinking Water

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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
September 14, 2018

Miami May Be Facing A Water Crisis

A recent story by Bloomberg News paints a grim picture of Miami’s water future. According to reporter Christopher Flavelle, not only are rising water levels threatening miles of coastline and some of the city’s most valuable real estate, there’s also the concern that the water supply […]
August 30, 2018

Is Alkaline Water Really Beneficial?

King Water Filtration systems provide great tasting, safe, alkaline water. But, what exactly does “alkaline” mean? And, why do people care about it when it comes to drinking water? The science of alkalinity comes down to pH. Basically, pH describes how acidic or basic an aqueous […]
August 30, 2018

California Schools Are Testing For Lead In Water

WHY THIS IS AN ONGOING CONCERN Assembly Bill 746, which passed in January, has made it a requirement for all California public schools built before 2010 to have their water systems tested by July of next year. This was triggered by findings of unsafe lead levels […]