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The Safety and Quality of Reverse Osmosis Water

When something as important as your drinking water comes into play, there are bound to be concerns. While we can all agree that not all reverse osmosis systems are created equal, many systems are able to provide the safe, high quality drinking water your family needs. Removing unwanted and harmful contaminants is the main job […]

Fracking’s Dirty Little Secrets Uncovered

The fracking boom in America is alive and well going into 2017. Back in 2000 when fracking first came on the scene, there were roughly 23,000 fracking wells. Fast forward to 2016, and there is a whopping 300,000 fracking wells pumping out oil in the United States. Currently, fracking contributes nearly half of all U.S. […]

Lead in your water – it’s a tricky contaminant!

Lead in drinking water can be very tricky because the only way to know if your tap water contains lead is to have it tested. While most communities have their levels of lead monitored, some homes around the country are facing serious health effects due to high levels in their water regardless. From Flint to Florida, […]

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 […]

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, […]

California and Southwest blanketed by drought

Residents in the Southwest know what it is like to live under drought conditions – and it is not easy. When you live through a drought, you deal with severe water restrictions, diminishing water supply, uncertainty and fear, and poor water quality in some cases as well as questionable alternatives which have you questioning the […]

Our Impact on Drinking Water Resources

This week is National Drinking Water Week, but what does that mean exactly? The short answer is that it is an opportunity for communities around the country to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives and to ensure everyone has clean, safe drinking water.  In honor of this event, we thought we […]

Contaminated Drinking Water at Marine Corps Base

Home drinking water systems  improve the quality of tap water, but could they also improve the quality of births here in the United States? Many people figure that as a developed and advanced nation, water quality is not a concern for families. Many people also think that the only people who are affected by drinking […]

Are Pregnant Women At-Risk for Drinking Water Contamination Dangers?

Drinking water systems provide better quality water for any member of any household, but when it comes to pregnant women, filtered tap water may be more important than ever as a new study brings to light the dangers of tap water contamination and potentials for birth defects. Most pregnant women do whatever they can to […]

Another Cancer Risk Found in Drinking Water

It seems that there are many causes of cancer these and days and most of us know someone who has been affected by this ugly disease. In the United States, about 1 in 8 women just under 12% will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. The causes vary, but if there […]