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Levels of Radium In Maryland Water

Radium detected in groundwater is not a new phenomenon, however, recent news about radium levels in Maryland’s drinking water has elevated interest. New information from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit advocacy organization in Washington D.C. that focuses on environmental issues and public health, shows instances where levels of radium are above health guidelines
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Conserve Water, Save Money

Saving water saves money. During warmer weather, you are likely to use more water than any other season. Switching to low flow toilets, faucets, and hoses can help reduce the water bill. And, if your community allows for rain barrels, this can save you hundreds of gallons of water that can be used on grass
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The Insider’s Guide to The Water Softening Process

If you live in a home with well water, chances are you have a water softener installed in your home. Did you know that water softening is important for some municipal water sources, too? Water softeners are the most popular way to treat hard water and remove contaminants in a residential environment. But, how much
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Is Your Fridge Water Filter Good Enough?

Many fridges have filters for ice and drinking water. Today, we’ll explore if you really need a fridge filter and how they stack up against the competition. How Fridge Filters Work Residential refrigerator models are commonly equipped with ice and water dispensers as well as filters for the water that travels through them. But is
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Is Your Tap Water Causing Water Heater Problems?

Water quality can negatively affect water heater function and durability. Let’s take a look at the facts and strategies for protecting your heater. How Tap Water Quality Affects Your Water Heater Tucked away in a closet or basement corner by itself, the water heater is one of the most expensive and crucial elements of the
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Thirteen Ways to Conserve Water at Home

How To Converse Water Conserving water is not only good for the environment but can also help reduce monthly water bills. Here at Hague Quality Water of Maryland, we are pleased to provide the following tips and suggestions you can use at home to help save water. Have leaky faucets repaired by our plumber in
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How Water Quality Affects Your Shower

Is A Hot or Cold Shower Better? Whether you prefer a steamy, hot shower or a cooler one, there are benefits gained from both. From a health perspective, hot and cold water therapy have been used to treat a variety of ailments, most notably muscle stiffness, soreness, and swelling. The change in water temperatures causes
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Do You Know What Is in Your Drinking Water?

It’s time to think more deeply about the water you drink at your home. Ponder for a moment exactly what is in the water you drink and use for cooking, bathing, washing dishes and even washing laundry. Do you actually know what is in the water and just how safe it really is for you
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What to Do When You Have a Plumbing Leak (Part I)

In this two part blog series, Hague Water Systems of MD provides telltale signs your home could have a water leak and tips on how to find the source of the leak. In Part I of the two-part segment we discuss looking for leaks, and in Part II we discuss how to find the source
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