iron in water

How to Remove Iron from Your Private Well Water

For many people, private wells are an excellent alternative to local public water sources. In most cases, private wells provide great-tasting, chemical-free water with vital minerals and nutrients. These groundwater sources are also cost-effective and environmentally-friendly. If you are among the estimated 43 million Americans who rely on private wells for drinking water, there is…

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How Do UV Systems Work and Why You Need One for Your Home

How Do UV Systems Work and Why You Need One for Your Home For over a century, ultraviolet (UV) water purification has been one of the most powerful lines of defense against harmful biological contaminants in drinking water. UV systems offer superior protection from bacteria, viruses, molds, giardia, cryptosporidium and other disease-causing microorganisms likely present…

Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water

3 Harmful Effects of High Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water

3 Harmful Effects of High Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water Think about a glass of ordinary tap water – cool and refreshing. It looks so pure and healthy, but the truth is: it probably contains a high level of haloacetic acids and other harmful contaminants. By definition, haloacetic acids are “chemical compounds that contain chlorine…

Lead in Drinking Water

How to Remove Lead from Your Drinking Water

How to Remove Lead from Your Drinking Water A “pattern of widespread contamination of drinking water” at schools across the U.S. has prompted state and federal officials to take stronger measures to address the problem. According to a Mar. 21 story released by CBS News, a new report found that most states are failing to…

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Explained: The Difference Between Salt-Based and Salt-Free Water Softeners

Explained: The Difference Between Salt-Based and Salt-Free Water Softeners If you notice stains, watermarks and filmy residue on your sinks and bathtubs, you might have a problem with hard water. Hard water contains high levels of minerals such as calcium and magnesium and can cause problems in any household. Luckily, there’s a great way to…

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KDF Process Media and Why It’s Important for Whole House Water Filters

Today, you’ll probably notice that most water treatment technologies have limitations – despite how good they are. They cost a fortune, they don’t last long and are often difficult to maintain. Not to mention their inability to combat certain disease-causing microorganisms.   If you truly want to protect your water from dangerous contaminants and pathogens,…