Aquasana Water Education
Meet the Contaminant: Lead
Most of the lead in your water supply comes from the plumbing in your home rather than the municipal water supply -- the longer the water has been sitting in your pipes, the more lead is in the water. Poison in your pipes Water Education — October 21, 2015
Meet the Contaminant: Chlorine
Chlorine is a serious chemical--and one we actively work to remove from your drinking water and shower water with our filters. Why you should always filter Water Education — October 19, 2015
Hard Water 101
Hard water isn't always bad -- it can help prevent disease and strengthen your intake of daily-recommended minerals -- but it can have devastating effects on plumbing, water heaters, washers, and other appliances. 5 Simple Hard Water Solutions Water Education — October 16, 2015
TDS meter: What is it and do you need it?
While some dissolved solids are bad, many dissolved solids are beneficial. If you are unsure of what solids are in your water, then you may want to use a TDS meter. TDS meter Water Education — October 14, 2015
Meet the Contaminant: E. coli
Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that lives in the digestive tracts of healthy people and animals. Most types of E. coli are pretty harmless, but this bacterium should not be taken lightly, as it can cause severe damage to your body. What is Escherichia coli? Water Education — October 12, 2015
Harmful Effects of Chemicals in Water
Every day lots of nasty contaminants are literally dumped into lakes, streams, ponds, and oceans, and there have been some studies on the effects on the beings that live in these waters – but very few analyzing the effects on humans. Drugs in water harmful to fish Water Education — October 5, 2015
Is Your Tap Water Safe?
The EPA regulates over 90 contaminants found in our drinking water, but there are others that remain: pesticides, pharmaceuticals, disinfection byproducts, waterborne pathogens, and biological toxins. Unregulated contaminants in tap water Water Education — September 28, 2015
To bottle your own water, you need a water filter, but you also need a bottle. The bottle options are staggering. To help make the decision a little easier, we lay out our top picks. Glass v plastic v stainless steel Water Education — September 14, 2015