More than 43 million Americans rely on private (domestic) wells as their source of drinking water. Some use them as a backup to their existing public water system, while others depend on them exclusively. Sadly, many families continue to use and consume untreated well water, unaware of the possible dangers. Unlike tap water, which typically […]

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Signs of Dehydration in Children and Adults – and Tips to Stay Hydrated Updated: October 19th, 2022 Picture this: It’s around 2 pm, and you’re starting to feel sluggish, unproductive, and exhausted. There are still hours left before you can end your day and relax, so you must overcome this midday slump ASAP. While your […]

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How to Remove Hard Water Stains: A Detailed Guide Updated October 5th, 2022 For most of us, purchasing a house is one of the most significant financial investment we will ever make. Whether it’s the first or just a step closer towards that dream home, that feeling of satisfaction is one to cherish. It’s a […]

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What is a Water Filter Pitcher & How Does It Work? Whether our drinking water comes from a kitchen tap or a plastic bottle, we expect it to be clean, crisp, and refreshing. But headlines about toxic lead and cancer-linked “forever chemicals” constantly remind us that our tap water isn’t always safe and pleasant to […]

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Carcinogens in Drinking Water: Is Your Water Raising Your Cancer Risk? For many of us, the word cancer alone is enough to evoke feelings of fear, unease, and worry. To reduce our risk, we try to make lifestyle changes, like quitting smoking, exercising regularly, and eating a healthy diet. But rarely do we consider filtering […]

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Camp Lejeune’s Water Contamination Crisis Explained By now, you’ve probably seen the barrage of ads targeting past Camp Lejeune veterans, families, and employees: “If you served or resided at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina between 1953 and 1987 for at least 30 days, you may be eligible for financial compensation!” It turns […]

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GenX in Water: Health Concerns, FAQs, and Filtration Methods It was June 2017 when news broke about a decades-long chemical discharge into North Carolina’s Cape Fear River. Until then, residents had no clue a highly toxic industrial chemical had infiltrated their drinking water supplies. They had been drinking the contaminated water, feeding it to their […]

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Deadly Bacteria Behind Melioidosis Now in the US: A Threat to Well Water Quality? Bacteria, pathogens, germs – whatever you call them, you most likely don’t want them anywhere near your drinking water. Not only can these nasty elements leave funny and sometimes unbearable tastes and odors in water, but they can also cause life-threatening […]

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Heavy Metals in Water & The Risk of Bioaccumulation Metals. It seems almost impossible to avoid them. They occur naturally in the environment and our bodies and can be present in many food sources, dietary supplements, and even the water flowing from our taps. Luckily, many of these metals aren’t harmful – at least in […]

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Effects of Arsenic in Drinking Water During Pregnancy Getting a positive pregnancy test can be a bitter-sweet moment for many moms-to-be. Discovering you have a baby on board, you start worrying about the three glasses of wine you had the other night, the two bottles of caffeinated drinks you guzzled at work yesterday, and the […]

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