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Coronavirus & Why You Need Clean Running Water During the Lockdown

Why You Need Clean Running Water During the Coronavirus Lockdown Just a few weeks ago, we heard about the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in China that allegedly originated in bats. Of course, many Americans probably didn’t see it as a potential threat, perhaps because we’re thousands of miles away, or because bats aren’t a…

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Best Water Filtration System to Remove Bacteria & Viruses from Water

The Best Water Filtration System to Remove Bacteria & Viruses from YourDrinking Water Bacteria and viruses generally have a hard time entering drinking water – probably because most public water systems can block them out completely. A typical purification system pumps untreated water from a river or a lake, removes the sediment, filters out other…

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PFOS & PFOA: The Dangers of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

PFOS & PFOA: The Dangers of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water If you’ve been following the news a lot lately, chances are you’ve seen or heard the acronym ‘PFAS.’ Perhaps instead of keeping up with the news, you fully immerse yourself in the latest drama-filled movies – and extra buttery popcorn. In the latter case,…

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15 Dangerous Diseases Caused by Contaminated Drinking Water

15 Dangerous Diseases Caused by Contaminated Drinking Water A constant supply of clean drinking water is vital for every household. However, millions of people still lack access to this invaluable resource. As a result, some people have to use and consume water that contains dangerous contaminants. That could explain why more than 3.4 million people…

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6 Toxic Water Contaminants That May Irritate Your Skin

6 Toxic Water Contaminants That May Irritate Your Skin If you or your household members have been experiencing strange reoccurring episodes of disruptive skin conditions, there’s probably something lurking in your home that’s causing those issues. You may have tried changing soap brands, laundry detergent, or using lotion more often, but the skin problems keep…

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The 4 Most Common Ways Our Water is Being Polluted and How You Can Tackle the Dangerous Effects

The 4 Most Common Ways Our Water is Being Polluted and How You Can Tackle the Dangerous Effects Water pollution is more than just tossing a beer can in a nearby river while camping. Other sources range from agricultural runoff to oil spills, which contaminate our rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and seas with chemicals, waste, plastic,…