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How often should I test my Well Water?

15 October, 2016 (20:55) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions | By: admin

The quality of ground water can quickly and easily change over time; even though it may smell, taste and look the same, it is highly susceptible to contamination. It is important to regularly check for changes, or contaminants in order to maintain healthy, safe drinking water. Due to its tendency for contamination, it is recommended […]

Feeling Helpless Against Copper Pipe Leakage?

4 November, 2015 (16:11) | Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Money Savings, Water News, Water Usage | By: admin

Municipal water facilities use a variety of processes in order to make our drinking water safe for consumption. Many water districts, specifically in Orange County, are now using chloramines to treat their water supply. Chloramines are comprised of a mixture of chlorine and ammonia that work together to extend the disinfecting power of chlorine. They ensure […]

California Drought Could Lead to Water Contamination

27 March, 2014 (15:43) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions | By: admin

The California drought is already affecting hundreds of thousands of residents around the state, but what else do we know about the implications we are facing in the future? Limited water supply could cause problems with how much water people will have or can use, but what about the quality of the water? Could this […]

Nothing’s Better Than a Hot Cup of Tea

13 January, 2014 (16:13) | Drinking Water System, Hard Water Solutions, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

January is National Hot Tea Month and we will agree with millions of other people around the world that there is nothing quite as soothing and relaxing as a cup of tasty, hot tea. For thousands of years, tea has been recognized as a key to good health, and even in today’s modern world it […]

Habit of Hydration

1 January, 2014 (08:31) | Drinking Water System, Uncategorized | By: admin

Cooler weather here in California has many of us changing our habits. Whether you are exercising inside or staying cooler from the hot summer sun, one habit that shouldn’t change is staying hydrated. Many people believe that drinking water is only important during extreme temperatures or when performing extensive exercise activity, but the truth is […]

Shower Stream May Contain Contaminants

27 February, 2013 (16:14) | Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

National Care About Your Indoor Air Month has arrived and may be raising some red flags for homeowners who are now becoming more aware of the steam and air while they shower. Showering seems like a harmless activity to most of us, but as the facts become clearer, it may be harmful in some circumstances. […]

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

15 January, 2013 (12:23) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

Did you know that every four minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect? I was astounded at that number!  That’s 360 babies per day. Of course, there are literally hundreds of causes that we can point our finger to – smoking, drug abuse, poor nutrition, and so forth. But, as a water guy, […]

Vinyl Chloride – A Cancer-Causing Contaminant

30 August, 2012 (15:49) | Uncategorized | By: admin

Usually when the state steps in to legally enforce drinking water regulations, something is very wrong. When towns or municipalities are not following guidelines for water regulations, the state will sue them to clean up the water and find ways to provide safe drinking water to residents. Last month, this was the situation in Illinois […]

Has Your Water Been Disinfected?

29 June, 2012 (11:07) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

There are many communities in the United States that, unfortunately, do not disinfect their water.  As a result there has been an unfortunate increase in the amount of human viruses, which may expose the population to increased health risks such as gastrointestinal viruses. One such study in Wisconsin found that a norovirus, found in tap […]

They Couldn’t Taste it, but Tests Show Uranium in Drinking Water

1 June, 2012 (15:41) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

Some contaminants are regulated and some are not. Most are unrecognizable to the average consumer, however. This makes drinking water contaminants hard to identify unless tests are done regularly, and monitoring is done correctly. Residents of Coyle, Oklahoma have recently been told that their drinking water is not safe due to a high level of […]