Effects of Fertilizer Runoff on Drinking Water Quality Since ancient times, many farmers have relied on organic fertilizers to keep soil healthy and productive. But with the development of petroleum-based synthetic fertilizers, used to give plants a quick fix of nutrients, farmers and homeowners began relying more heavily on chemical/inorganic fertilizers than the natural, healthier […]

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Is Purified Water The Same As Distilled Water? Which is the Better Choice? Updated January 3rd, 2023 Remember the days when your local supermarket only had a handful of bottled water choices? Picking one off the shelf was so easy and straightforward! But thanks to new water treatment techniques (and shady marketing tactics), shopping for […]

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Winter Dehydration: Is Dehydration Still a Risk in Cold Weather? If you often feel foggy-headed, fatigued, or irritable in the colder winter months, you might shrug it off as a mild version of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). However, the real culprit might be something as simple as not drinking enough water. While we don’t usually […]

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Does High TDS Mean You Need a Water Filter? If you know anything about pure water, you know it is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. But because water is an excellent solvent, it can dissolve different materials that can change its color, smell, and taste – not only the sugar in your morning brew but also […]

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What’s Causing California’s Drinking Water Crisis? Isn’t it ironic? California is the largest food producer in the U.S., yet many residents cannot drink or cook with the water that flows from their faucets. The state’s water supply is becoming more contaminated as multiple crises intensify – from wildfires and worsening droughts to arsenic and nitrate […]

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The Benefits and Risks of Deionized Water Updated Nov 17th, 2022 Water comes in different types – tap water, purified water, filtered water and alkaline water, to name a few. While many are safe to drink, they’re usually unfit for applications that use water as a rinse, ingredient, or solvent (think the food, cosmetic, and […]

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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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