Latest News & Views on Water Quality

What’s the Difference Between Hard Water vs Soft Water?

85% of people in the U.S. have hard water, with Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas having the hardest water in the country. Clearly, not all tap water is created equal, but what exactly are the differences between hard water vs soft water? Water quality is a big deal, no...

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t be Showering in Hard Water

If you think hard water doesn't affect you, you might want to think again -- odds are you're part of the 90% of American households that lose money every year from excessive minerals in the water. You probably know that the mineral buildup can really mess up the way...

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Why Your Brewery Will Benefit from Water Treatment

Water is the most important component in the brewing process. The quality and condition of the local water supply directly impact a brewery's end product. Fortunately, breweries can control the quality of their beer by treating the water they use. The EPA has...

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The Truth About What’s in Your Tap Water

We all use tap water each and every day, but how clean is it? As human beings, we depend on water for our health and are reminded often by doctors and other health professionals that it helps to flush and cleanse the body. But are we really doing ourselves a favor by...

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5 Reasons Why You Have Brown Tap Water

According to the EPA, the average American family uses over 300 gallons of water at home every day. 70% of that is from use indoors. So what do you do when you start to see brown tap water? The fact of the matter is, seeing brown tap water coming out of your faucet...

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Why You Need Clean Water in Your Home

Drinking water in the United States is mostly safe, but there still could be harmful contaminants lurking in your tap. The EPA warns in a 2009 report that "we can no longer take our drinking water for granted" and that "threats to drinking water are increasing." Even...

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What Are the Contaminants in Water?

Water is a necessity for most, if not, all living things. You can survive days without food, but without water, it would be hard to survive. But how safe is the water you are taking in? Water can be contaminated in several ways. You can’t just drink a sea or lake...

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What Do You Want From Your Water & In Your Water?

Water is a matter of personal preference. What is offensive to one’s taste is a non-issue to another person. One of the first questions we ask someone inquiring about their water is, “What don’t you like about your water”? This is the most important question, as it’s...

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Why Does My Water Sometimes Smell So Awful?

The rotten egg smell in Southwest Florida water is a frequent problem, especially during rainy season. Who wants to live that smell, right? This foul odor is caused by sulfur and hydrogen sulfide gas in the water supply of a house or building. However, there...

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