Articles tagged epa

  • An in-depth look at Flint, Michigan’s Water Woes

    Lead is nothing new—it’s been around for as long as any of us have been alive—and can do neurological damage if it gets into our blood stream. Flint, Mich. has put lead on the national radar, because when ingested, it starts to cause problems. Lead in the water

  • Water 101: Types of Water

    In the water business, we often have conversations that stem from the question: "What filter should I get?" The answer really starts with a discussion about water. Many times we need to talk about the different types of water out there. The types of water

  • Cool Weather Maintenance Tips for Safe Water

    Autumn and Winter are beautiful times of year – especially in the country. Embrace it. And be sure to let the sight of the changing colors remind you of what is out of sight – your water supply. Well Water Warning

  • Meet The Contaminant: Chloramine

    All city-run water treatment plants use chlorine to treat water to make it safe to drink. Some cities, including Austin, Texas, the one we are based in, use something called chloramine, a combination of chlorine and ammonia. Filtering Chloramine

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lead Found in Flint, Michigan Drinking Water

    Doctors in Flint, Michigandiscovered high levels of lead in children after the city switched its water source last April. Aquasana gives families peace of mind with a special discount. Discount for Flint residents

  • Drugs Found in Drinking Water Not a Good RX

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed that a host of unregulated pharmaceuticals have been found in our nation’s drinking supplies, and in greater doses than acknowledged ever before. Bad medicine

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