Your Water Should Be Unleaded

Your Water Should Be Unleaded

… Just Like Your Car’s Gasoline Did you have a glass of water today? Did it quench your thirst? Was it refreshing? Did it have lead in it? Answers to the first three questions should be easy, but an absolutely confident response to the last one may be harder than...
Chloramine – The Second Disinfectant

Chloramine – The Second Disinfectant

Understand What’s In Your Water For most of us, chlorine is a common household name. We understand its purpose and its use, including its advantages as a main disinfecting agent in our public water systems. But, what most of us don’t realize is that chlorine has...
Does Soft Water Clean More Effectively Than Hard Water?

Does Soft Water Clean More Effectively Than Hard Water?

Hard Water, Is It A Concern Guest Blogger, Kate Jones Science Fair Project, written November, 2016 as 5th Grader Have you ever entered your shower only to see white spots on the glass doors? Have you ever noticed your cotton shirt or blouse did not get as clean as you...
Bottled Water – Is It Really Better Than Your Tap?

Bottled Water – Is It Really Better Than Your Tap?

Drinking Water Part 2 Read Drinking Water Part 1 : What’s In Your Drinking Water > We all know we can’t live without water.  If we’re not getting enough, our bodies will malfunction and begin to send distress signals through headaches, fatigue and even sudden...
What’s In Your Drinking Water?

What’s In Your Drinking Water?

It Might Be More Than You Think : Drinking Water Part 1 Read Drinking Water Part 2 : Bottled Water > We can’t live without it. What’s that thirst-quenching cool drink sliding down the back of your throat that satiates the call for hydration like nothing else? That’s...
Chlorine. How’s That Taste & Feel?

Chlorine. How’s That Taste & Feel?

It May Be in Your Tap Water In ancient and medieval times, about one third of all babies born had died before reaching their first year of life. They contracted bacteria from drinking water sources because there was no way to remove sewage from the supply. Dysentery,...
How hard is your water working?

How hard is your water working?

Understanding Working Water – Chemical vs Mechanical What is working water? Working water is the water used daily throughout your home for cleaning, doing laundry, washing dishes and showering. No matter what, all water is being treated either chemically or...
Fluoride — More Than Healthy Teeth

Fluoride — More Than Healthy Teeth

Fluoride : Part 2 Last month we featured a blog that discussed fluoride and water fluoridation, uncovering a little more than healthy teeth. Haven’t most of us heard for years to brush at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, and that fluoride in drinking water...
Fluoride — More Than Healthy Teeth

Fluoride — More Than Healthy Teeth

Fluoride : Part 1 Hearing the word fluoride, do you instantly think of the dentist and healthy teeth? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), fluoride is often coined as nature’s cavity fighter because it is a naturally occurring mineral, which helps...
PCBs — They Are Among Us

PCBs — They Are Among Us

PCBs—they live among us, but what are they? Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a group of 209 different man-made chemicals that share a common basic structure that may be swimming in water near you. Why bring this up? A little history will shed some light. PCBs were...