Category: Water Filtration

What is the Average Household Water Flow Rate? Updated July 13th, 2023 You turn on a faucet and get a trickle instead of a steady stream. Your dishwasher takes forever to fill up and run a cycle. Showering becomes a struggle as there’s barely enough water to rinse the soap and shampoo away. Should you […]

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EPA Proposes First-Ever Federal Regulations for PFAS in Drinking Water If you’ve been keeping up with our articles on PFAS, you’re probably aware of the harmful impact these so-called “forever chemicals” can have on drinking water quality. They’ve gained quite a reputation for their long-lasting nature and cancer-like effects on humans—even featured in the Hollywood […]

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Is Chlorine Effective Against Giardia Lamblia in Drinking Water? While ‘Giardia Lamblia’ may sound like some fictional creature from a sci-fi movie, it’s a real and serious threat to drinking water quality. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that it’s one the major culprits behind those nasty waterborne disease outbreaks […]

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8 Causes of Brown Toilet Water and How to Fix It Does murky brown water greet you every time you lift your toilet seat? The fact that you’re reading this article tells us this is most likely the case. Perhaps you reached to flush because you assumed someone had forgotten. But, to your surprise, brown […]

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How to Read Your Water Quality Report: Helpful Tips and Expert Advice Today, many people are turning away from bottled water and making the move to tap water and other alternative modes. If you’ve already made the switch, it’s important to know what’s in your tap water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires most community […]

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How to Remove Coliform Bacteria from Well Water It’s hard to think of anything more refreshing than a cool glass of water after an intense workout. But don’t always be too quick to take a sip. Even if the water looks clean, it could contain harmful bacteria that could make you sick. The mere thought […]

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Guide: The Toxic Effects of PFAS in Drinking Water PFAS. You may not recognize it by name, but you likely encounter it multiple times a day. You might even drink it in your water. Who knows? Anyway, PFAS is short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a large family of chemicals that are extremely persistent in […]

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Why Federal Regulations Are Vital for Clean Drinking Water, But Not Sufficient We all know the old saying, “water is essential to life.” But a newer, revised version would begin with “clean, safe, and healthy….” In the United States, we are fortunate to have various federal water quality standards that require water treatment facilities to […]

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How Long Does The Body Take to Digest Water? It happens every day, often without you realizing it: You take a sip of water, and after that first swallow, the body begins the process of digestion almost immediately. Something you probably never wonder about? How quickly the water gets digested. It’s easy to think the […]

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Explained: The Difference Between Salt-Based and Salt-Free Water Softeners (Updated April 25th, 2023) If you notice stains, watermarks or filmy residue on your sinks and bathtubs, you might have a problem with hard water. Hard water contains high levels of minerals such as calcium and magnesium and can wreak havoc in any household. Luckily, there’s […]

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