Signs Your Well Water is Acidic and How to Treat It If your water comes from a private well, you might encounter a few no-so-pleasant surprises, especially without a home water treatment system. For instance, you may turn on the tap expecting clean, refreshing H2O, but the water tastes bitter, smells weird, or contains small […]

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10 States with the Worst Tap Water in America Updated August 16th, 2023 According to the CDC, America has one of the safest and cleanest water supplies on the planet. Yet, hardly a day goes by without water quality issues cropping up in the national news cycle. Millions of Americans in various cities across different […]

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Towns and Cities with the Best Tap Water in the U.S. Whether you’re contemplating a move to a major city or planning a short visit, it’s natural to be researching the best schools, food options, nightlife scenes, etc. But as you decide on the perfect place to call home or enjoy a memorable vacation, make […]

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How to Remove and Prevent Limescale in Your Home You may have seen it around your house—crusty white buildup inside your toilet bowls, sinks, water-using appliances, and on faucets and bathroom tiles. It makes your home look old, dirty, and neglected and can be incredibly difficult to remove. Limescale, as it’s commonly called, is no […]

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What is the Average Household Water Flow Rate? Updated July 13th, 2023 You turn on a faucet and get a trickle instead of a steady stream. Your dishwasher takes forever to fill up and run a cycle. Showering becomes a struggle as there’s barely enough water to rinse the soap and shampoo away. Should you […]

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Can Drinking Water Really Help You Lose Weight? If you’ve been trying to shed a couple of pounds, you may have started hitting the gym, eating healthier, lowering stress, and getting more restful sleep. But did you know drinking more water may also help you slim down? Yes, this clear, calorie-free liquid does more than […]

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EPA Proposes First-Ever Federal Regulations for PFAS in Drinking Water If you’ve been keeping up with our articles on PFAS, you’re probably aware of the harmful impact these so-called “forever chemicals” can have on drinking water quality. They’ve gained quite a reputation for their long-lasting nature and cancer-like effects on humans—even featured in the Hollywood […]

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Is Chlorine Effective Against Giardia Lamblia in Drinking Water? While ‘Giardia Lamblia’ may sound like some fictional creature from a sci-fi movie, it’s a real and serious threat to drinking water quality. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that it’s one the major culprits behind those nasty waterborne disease outbreaks […]

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How to Read Your Water Quality Report: Helpful Tips and Expert Advice Today, many people are turning away from bottled water and making the move to tap water and other alternative modes. If you’ve already made the switch, it’s important to know what’s in your tap water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires most community […]

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How to Remove Coliform Bacteria from Well Water It’s hard to think of anything more refreshing than a cool glass of water after an intense workout. But don’t always be too quick to take a sip. Even if the water looks clean, it could contain harmful bacteria that could make you sick. The mere thought […]

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