Toxic Byproducts from Disinfecting Water

Modern farming practices and industrial waste can affect the quality of local drinking water—including what comes out of your tap. Public water facilities must follow federal regulations to keep drinking water free of harmful agents that cause illness and other adverse effects. The many methods of disinfection keep waterborne diseases at bay for water consumers.
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The Negative Effects Farming Has on Tap Water

While agriculture puts food on our tables, some modern agricultural practices result in pollution. This pollution can degrade the land, environment, and ecosystem. Some pollution even makes its way into your drinking water, causing you and your family harm. The high levels of phosphorus and nitrogen found in synthetic fertilizers can end up in lakes
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Preliminary PFOA & PFOs Regulatory Determinations for Drinking Water

On February 20th, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed regulations for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) in drinking water. These actions implement the EPA’s PFAS Action Plan, which helps to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. PFOS and PFOA both feature on the EPA’s Contaminant Candidate List. The EPA has placed addressing
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The Dangers of Atrazine in Tap Water

Your tap water should be safe for you and your family to drink, no matter where you live. Unfortunately, some chemicals and harmful agents can make their way into your drinking water and cause serious long-term effects. That’s why you should educate yourself on water regulations and harmful chemicals, so you know what goes into
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Why You Should Be Concerned About Trihalomehtanes In Water

Are you worried about trihalomethanes (THMs)? If not, you should be. These chemicals could pose a serious risk to your health, especially if they are present in your drinking water. Fortunately, the right water treatment system may be able to remove these dangerous contaminants. Let’s take a look at these dangerous chemicals and how they
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Reduce Your Waste: No More Plastic Bottles

It seems you can’t go anywhere lately without seeing a plastic bottle of water for sale, businesses even give them out to clients and make them available to employees. They are in gas stations, airports, vending machines, and offices. While it’s important to stay hydrated, have you ever really stopped to question what happens to
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Why You Should Upgrade Your Home’s Water Treatment System

Selecting the right water treatment system is vital for your health and comfort. Water contaminated with heavy metals, pathogens, and other dangerous contaminants could be hazardous for your health. Even something as common as hard water, which affects millions of people each year, can irritate your skin and turn your hair brittle. That’s why so many
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Why Water Treatment is Affordable

Whole house water treatment can seem like a big investment, but consider the savings and improvements from adding a system to your home. In most cases, water treatment is affordable when examining time, money and health over the long term. Do you need water treatment for your home? For homeowners served by residential wells, the
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How Does The EPA Establish Dangerous Water Contaminants?

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established guidelines for over 90 different dangerous water contaminants? Did you ever wonder how these guidelines are determined? The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), first established in 1974, directed the EPA to take measures to ensure that Americans have access to safe public drinking water.
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Water Bacteria & The Best Filters to Remove Bacteria

Bacteria are common microorganisms and can be found just about anywhere. Right now, bacteria can be found on your skin, in your digestive tract, and on many of the surfaces around your home. Most bacteria are harmless and even beneficial to you. However, some water-borne bacteria can actually be very dangerous and should be filtered
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