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Widespread Water Contamination

As crazy as it sounds, due to heavy industrial and environmental pollution, the majority of our tap water and well water here in the United States contains some level of contamination. These contaminates range from naturally occurring minerals and elements found in the ground to man-made chemicals and byproducts. While it is true that in many areas, the level of contamination may not cause immediate sickness, it has been proven that continuous exposure to even low-levels of these contaminates can cause ...
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Is your Drinking Water Drugging you?

So many Americans rely on pharmaceuticals to stay healthy or to fight diseases, in fact a Mayo Clinic study stated that nearly seventy percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug. We are fortunate enough to live in a country where research and development of new lifesaving medications are second to none. That being said however, the more medications Americans take, the more they are beginning to show up in our water supply. From over the counter medications to ...
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Has the drought affected our water quality?

As a resident of California, you have probably already realized that there isn’t much the severe drought in recent years hasn’t affected. Clean drinking water is a necessity to human life, so when something occurs that affects the quality and quality of our water, it has a huge impact on all aspects of life. How does this California drought affect everyone? Experts agree that it goes beyond the possible fines and water restrictions; we live in fear, caution, worry and ...
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The Pain of Hard Water Stains

If you, like many other people around the country, are living with hard water and do not currently enjoy the many benefits of one of our water softeners, then you know all about water stains and hard water spots left on your dishes and glassware. From drinking glasses to shower glass, hard water minerals like calcium and magnesium leave behind scale and deposits which are visible to the human eye (a.k.a embarrassing for the homeowner) and can be a real ...
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Teflon Chemicals Found in Drinking Water in 27 States

Whoa – Teflon in drinking water? We have all heard of Teflon before, a tough synthetic resin used to coat nonstick utensils and to make seals and bearings. It is definitely not something we want to hear about being in our drinking water, but according to a recent study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found chemicals used in the manufacture of Teflon in the drinking water of 27 American states. You can check to see if your state made ...
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Move Out, Water Toxins!

Most people know that water, safe drinking water that is, is a good choice for a beverage when you’re quenching your thirst. It can be a helpful tool in avoiding added sugar to your diet and maintaining a healthy body weight. There are numerous health benefits like preventing constipation and cleaning out your digestive tract, too. This, of course, also requires a well-balanced, healthy and nutritious diet. Drinking more water means concentrating on the water quality, too. There are many ...
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Do your kids drink enough water?

Do you pay attention to how much water your children drink each day? If you’re like most parents - probably not. But a recent article from CNN has many people rethinking the importance of making sure their children are drinking plenty of water on a daily basis and gives some startling data on the truth about kids’ drinking water habits. In fact, more than half of children and teenagers in the United States might not be properly hydrated, according to ...
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Benefits of Drinking Water with Lemon in the Morning

Sometimes, it seems that there are just too many diet fads or health advice going on at once. When watching the television or scanning through Facebook, you can feel bombarded with the latest food trends, pills, or gadgets to shed a few pounds. What we all need is something that is simple and affordable to live a healthier lifestyle. Living in moderation, staying active and drinking plenty of water are some of the best pieces of advice thus far. Staying hydrated ...
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5 Easy Ways to Save Water

Water conservation is a huge concern right now, especially in the southwest states where the drought continues to linger. Water restrictions are becoming mandatory in many areas and they are certainly necessary, however there are several less obvious ways in which we as consumers can limit our water usage. Of course we know to limit our landscape watering, don’t run unnecessary water and installing low flow fixtures around the house, but what are some other less obvious ways to save ...
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Salt-Free Water Conditioners Explained

With all of the water treatment systems that we offer, we are constantly asked about the difference between water softeners and salt-free water conditioners. There are some differences but both water systems are effective at doing their job. Water Softening is the act of reducing or eliminating dissolved calcium and magnesium hardness minerals from the water. The process is called ion exchange and uses a polymer resin bed which gives off a sodium particle in exchange for hardness minerals. Calcium ...
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