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Water quality blog

Be informed
What you don’t know CAN hurt you.

Contaminants and the Water Table

Contaminants and the Water Table

Contaminants and the Water Table What is a water table, and why should you care about it? That’s a reasonable question. The science behind how water gets from the sky to your faucet is more complicated than “rain falls into a reservoir and then...

Explaining Reverse Osmosis without the Need for a Ph.D.

Explaining Reverse Osmosis without the Need for a Ph.D.

Explaining Reverse Osmosis without the Need for a Ph.D. We all know that water is important for our health and that we should drink about 8 glasses every day. This helps with keeping your body hydrated, which has many health benefits. When you...

Does Reverse Osmosis Work?

Does Reverse Osmosis Work?

Does Reverse Osmosis Work? Reverse osmosis water treatment is the process of purifying contaminated water by filtering it through a semipermeable membrane. The process removes contaminants, minerals, and salt by allowing the water molecules to...

Causes of Odd-Smelling Water

Causes of Odd-Smelling Water

Causes Of Odd-Smelling Water No one enjoys smelling foul odors coming from their tap water. If your water has an odd smell resembling sewage, rotten eggs, or sulfur, it's probably due to raised levels of hydrogen sulfide gas and bacteria in...

How Pure Is Bottled Water? (Not as Pure as You’d Think)

How Pure Is Bottled Water? (Not as Pure as You’d Think)

How Pure Is Bottled Water? (Not as Pure as You’d Think) According to a recent study by Beverage Marketing Corp, bottled water is currently America’s favorite beverage by volume. This comes as no big surprise, considering we humans are made up...

Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water When our water goes to the treatment plant, it goes through a fairly lengthy process. First, the plant workers add a substance called alum. This is a double sulfate salt and it creates the first step called...

Six Benefits of Using Water Treatment Systems

Six Benefits of Using Water Treatment Systems

Six Benefits of Using Water Treatment Systems The benefits of using a water treatment system in your home are greater than you may have thought! Water is all around us and is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Health programs...

What Is pH and Why Should You Care?

What Is pH and Why Should You Care?

What Is pH and Why Should You Care? You’ve probably heard the phrase, ‘pH balance’ thrown around sometimes. You may have heard it in reference to swimming pools. Maybe you heard it in chemistry class. But what is pH exactly? Well, pH stands for...

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