Category: Water and Your Health

Why Do I Feel Nauseous After Drinking Water? Whenever you’re thirsty, your first instinct is most likely to reach for a glass of water. Water is an excellent thirst quencher, as it’s free from all those calories and additives that often pull water from the body. But do you ever notice that your stomach sometimes […]

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Unfiltered Tap Water and High Medical Expenses: Is There a Link? Think about how much you’ve spent on healthcare over the last year. Hundreds? Thousands? Or maybe you’ve lost track? What if someone told you your tap water may have contributed to that amount? You’d probably be skeptical, but research shows links between unfiltered drinking […]

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Debunking Popular Myths About Home Water Filtration As concerns about drinking water safety continue to rise, so do the misconceptions surrounding home water filtration. Well-meaning folks reference sketchy science, clever bottled water ads twist the truth with fancy images and buzzwords, and even legit research gets misinterpreted sometimes. In this article, we debunk some of […]

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EPA Proposes Ban on Toxic Chemical Found (TCE) in U.S. Drinking Water Have you ever had your clothes dry-cleaned? Perhaps you’ve used commercial stain removers on your carpets or even consumed unfiltered water. If you answered yes, you’ve likely encountered trichloroethylene, or TCE, as it’s more commonly called. While ‘trichloroethylene’ might sound like a word […]

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A Guide to Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in An Emergency Do you ever consider how you’d cope in a drinking water emergency? Most of us don’t—until a crisis hits, and we’re left scrambling to find clean drinking water. It’s time to change that. We can’t survive without clean drinking water for long, so having enough […]

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New Law Requires Lead Water Filters in Michigan Schools, Daycares Children need safe drinking water to stay hydrated, happy, and healthy. Yet sadly, many are exposed to lead in drinking water at school and daycares, which are supposed to be safe spaces for kids to learn and play daily. In light of this, Michigan recently […]

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Is Hard Water Bad for Your Dishwasher? We rely on our kitchen appliances to make our lives easier, and the dishwasher is undoubtedly one of the most essential. You load it with dirty dishes after every meal, and a half-hour later, they’re sparkling clean. But if you live in one of the many parts of […]

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Glyphosate in Hard Water Linked to Kidney Disease, Study Finds Sprouts of crabgrass and dandelions have popped up in your garden, so you spray them with Roundup, the popular weedkiller. It’s the go-to choice for many, as it’s said to be easy to use, convenient, and gets the job done. However, it’s back in the […]

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How Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles Pollute Surface Water & Impact Your Wallet Updated: October 23rd, 2023 Disposable plastic water bottles have become a symbol of quick and easy hydration. With a twist or pop of the cap, you can quench your thirst at home or on the go. But what happens to these bottles once […]

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Is Texas Tap Water Safe to Drink? When you think about Texas, you probably picture a booming job market, plenty of sunshine, and mouthwatering BBQ. But given the state’s crumbling water infrastructure, unpredictable weather, and rapidly growing population, you might have questions about the safety of its tap water. So, what’s the state of Texas’ […]

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