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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
Drinking The Best Water When Dining Out
You would be surprised how many restaurants have invested in filtration services: Water goes into beverages, soups, foods, even desserts. Treated city water contains contaminants like chlorine. Nothing tastes better with chlorine. Restaurants with Filtered Water
Water 101: Is My Refrigerator Filter Enough?
It depends on your standard of "good enough". Although it's better than nothing, chances are your fridge filter leaves something to be desired. Refrigerator Water Filters
75 Second Filter Change
We offer many different water filters: whole house, shower filters, counter top filters, under counter filters and now a filter bottle. All of these filters are easy to change. Easy to change water filters
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
Staying hydrated lets your body circulate blood more freely, allowing flu-and-cold-fighting white blood cells better fight off viruses. Drink Up to Prevent Colds and Flu
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
TDS meter: What is it and do you need it?
While some dissolved solids are bad, many dissolved solids are beneficial. Do you need a TDS meter? TDS meter
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?
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
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
Drinking Water Quality for Major Metro Areas
If you think your local drinking water doesn't need to be filtered, think again. This map of the U.S. is incredibly useful and eye-opening. Water quality by city