Category: Water and Your Health

The Potential Risks of Microplastics in Drinking Water Consider this: The average American produces an estimated 234 pounds of plastic waste every year. Of that, only about 9 percent makes it to a recycling bin. If our math is correct, the U.S. population (roughly 330 million) generates a staggering 77.2 billion pounds (or 38.6 million […]

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America’s Aging Water Pipes: Is Your Tap Water at Risk? Updated May 29th, 2024 If you’re among the millions of Americans whose water comes through a public line, your drinking water might be at risk. Across the country, lead pipes are still carrying water into homes and businesses, more than three decades after they were […]

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Is a Whole-House Water Filter Right for You? (This Guide Will Help You Decide) Today’s homeowners are spoiled for choice when selecting a home water filter system. Water pitchers and refrigerator filters are easy to use, cost-effective, and convenient, with no installation required. Under-sink and countertop systems deliver fast, targeted filtration and are very space-efficient. […]

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Activated Carbon Filters: What Do They Remove from Water? Updated: May 20th, 2024 If you’re concerned about the quality of your drinking water, now’s the time to begin exploring different water treatment options to prevent the unthinkable. During your search, you’re likely to encounter a powerful water filer system of water filtration method that has […]

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Is It Safe to Drink Bottled Water Left in a Hot Car? Updated May 17th, 2024 Whether rushing to the office or going on a camping trip, many of us always grab a water bottle before heading out. It’s a convenient way to hydrate while on the move, keeping us refreshed and energized. But sometimes, […]

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What is Hydrogen Water, and Should You Drink It? Updated: May 10th, 2024 Hydrogen water. You’ve probably seen celebs and influencers raving about its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects on social media. But with so much “ballyhoo” around it, you might wonder if it’s yet another over hyped specialty water or if there’s any science […]

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How Much Water Does the Average Person Use? Updated May 3rd, 2024 The United States is deemed the “Land of Plenty,” partly for its abundant water resources. It’s home to the largest freshwater lake system worldwide (the Great Lakes), which holds six quadrillion gallons of water. And let’s not forget the mighty Mississippi River, which […]

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What Is TDS & How To Test TDS It? Updated April 24th, 2024 Picture this: News just broke about a widespread lead contamination problem in your city. Haunted by the dark memories of the Flint water crisis, you begin scouring the internet, desperately trying to find a way to check if your water has been […]

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Explained: Boil Water Advisories – And What to Do If One is Issued in Your Area Updated: April 19th, 2024 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 […]

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What Does Sulfur Water Smell Like & How To Get Rid of It? Updated: April 10th, 2024 Imagine coming home from a dreadful day at work. You draw a bathtub of hot water to unwind and forget about the day’s stresses. As the tub fills up, you smell a terrible rotten egg odor coming from […]

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