Category: Water Filtration

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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7 Key Benefits of Removing Iron from Tap Water About five percent of the earth’s crust is iron, so it’s no surprise it’s been found in drinking water sources all across the country, particularly in areas that rely on private wells. While iron is an essential nutrient in many diets, too much—especially in your water […]

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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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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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Why is My Drinking Water Cloudy & How Do I Fix It? Isn’t it strange? The once-crystal-clear water from your bathroom faucet suddenly appears cloudy for no apparent reason. At first, you may have thought the pipes were just settling, until hours later, you pour a glass from the kitchen tap, only to be greeted […]

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How Does Hard, Unfiltered Water Affect Laundry? There’s nothing like snuggling up in clean, comfy sheets or wearing clothes that smell as fresh as a warm spring day. But if you’re suddenly experiencing laundry problems like stains or faded colors on your freshly washed clothes, it’s easy to blame it on your detergent or the […]

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15 Dangerous Diseases Caused by Contaminated Drinking Water Updated October 5th, 2023 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 […]

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Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration Explained Reverse osmosis water filters are a popular choice for many homeowners. Many of these systems use multiple filtration stages to remove everything from lead and arsenic to hormones and bacteria from water. It’s no wonder why the EPA considers reverse osmosis (RO) one of the best water filtration technologies on […]

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