Category: Tips & How To

What is a Boil Water Advisory? – And What to Do If One is Issued in Your Area Today, climate change and failing infrastructure are two of the main contributors to the growing water contamination problem in America. Floods, industrial accidents, and broken water mains all have the potential to contaminate a clean water supply, […]

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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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6 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain When you’re trying to get rid of an unwanted item quickly (say some leftover paint or expired medication), your first reaction might be to wash it down the sink. After all, drains act as magic portals to rinse away all our messes to some watery subterranean […]

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When Can Babies Start Drinking Water? (Plus, the Best Water for Baby Formula) If you are parenting a newborn or eagerly awaiting the moment your ‘Bundle of Joy’ arrives, deciding how to feed them is likely a top priority for you. As you probably know, breastfeeding, formula feeding, or a mixture of both provides all […]

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How Pre-filtration Helps Protect Reverse Osmosis Membranes Investing in a good-quality water filter system is a brilliant decision if you’re serious about protecting your home from dangerous drinking-water contaminants, preserving the environment, and saving money in the long run. However, reverse osmosis (RO) systems are only as good as the prefiltration systems protecting them. RO […]

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PFAS Exposure May Raise Diabetes Risk in Middle-Aged Women, Study Reveals In past decades, scientists have linked PFAS exposure to a growing list of problems, including decreased fertility among women and increased risk for some cancers. Regrettably, this list now includes a chronic health condition common among millions of Americans: diabetes. According to a new […]

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The Truth About Carbonated Water and Your Health + Side Effects Bubbly, refreshing, and crispy, carbonated water has become a daily quencher for many Americans and a booming multi billion-dollar industry. This comes as no surprise since carbonated water offers a sensory experience (at least to those who crave it): The satisfying snap as you […]

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Buying a House with a Well System? Here’s Everything You Need to Know There’s a lot to consider when purchasing a new home, but for many buyers, the local water source isn’t one of them – as much as it should be. Sure, you might be a city slicker who has gotten used to getting […]

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Drinking Enough Water Could Help Prevent Heart Failure, Study Finds Everyone knows drinking enough water every day has some remarkable health benefits – from keeping your skin soft, supple, and smooth to enhancing memory, cognition, and mood. But did you know it could help reduce your risk for heart failure, too? That’s according to a […]

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How to Protect Your Water Filter System from Freezing Depending on where you live, temperatures have likely dropped below freezing, or frigid weather is in the immediate forecast. Whichever the case, a vital part of keeping your home safe during the teeth-clenching cold is caring for your appliances – not just your heating devices, humidifiers, […]

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