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Do You Need to Worry about VOCs in Your Water Supply?

Volatile Organic Chemicals form a vital element of many commercial and residential products. But once in the water supply, they can become very problematic. How Volatile Organic Chemicals Get in Your Water Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs) are chemical compounds that contain carbon and evaporate easily when exposed to air. These compounds come in a wide
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Is There Lead in Your Maryland Tap Water?

Lead in your tap water is not only possible, but also very dangerous. Learn more about the lead in Maryland’s public water and how to keep your family safe. Lead in Maryland’s Public Water System Though its use as a plumbing material stretches back thousands of years, we now know that even a small amount
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Understand the Benefits of Water Softeners

Benefits of Water Softeners What do you know about having a water softener? Are water softeners necessary? Have you ever considered the hard or soft nature of your home’s water? Most of us know the benefits of having a water filter, but water softener benefits are not widely understood. Softer water may seem necessary to
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New Concerns for Bottled Water

Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water Bottled water is convenient. Even more, bottled water companies promote a clean, healthy lifestyle associated with drinking water. At the end of a sporting event, participants often receive bottled water to hydrate and cool down. Tourists purchase bottled water at scenic landmarks and beaches. But, what if the water
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Understanding Iron Bacteria

Understanding Iron Bacteria Iron Bacteria is a common issue for homes with well water. The bacteria “slime” is not a health hazard but it can cause other problems. Iron Bacteria are small living organisms that naturally occur in soil, shallow groundwater, and surface waters. These nuisance bacteria combine iron  and oxygen to form deposits of “rust,” bacterial cells, and a slimy material that adheres
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7 Facts About Water Softeners That Will Keep You Up At Night

If you’ve ever had trouble with hard water in your home, you know the benefit of installing a water softening system. To many homeowners accustomed to municipal water, maintaining a home water softening system can seem like a daunting task. Sound familiar? It’s time to tame your water treatment fears! Read on to learn the
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Water Worries: Why Your Drinking Water Is Funky or Foul

What’s Wrong With Your Water? Do you have water worries at your home or office? Ever wonder why your drinking water is funky? Does your water smell bad or taste bad? Our new infographic shows the steps to determine what’s wrong with your drinking water. Need more information? Contact us today.  

Hague’s Top 5 “Good Water” YouTube Videos

This blog post is best enjoyed when you’re ready for an online video fix. Instead of getting lost in a myriad of cat videos and practical jokes, take a few minutes to learn more about drinking water. It’s time to take a mental journey to YouTube. You’ll be glad you did! Here’s our list of
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Bottleless Water Coolers Fit the Bill for Lead Removal on Capitol Hill

Lead Contamination on Capitol Hill Lead contamination on Capitol Hill is a topic of recent news affecting municipal water treatment systems. As recently as July 2016, Capitol Hill workers at the Cannon Office Building were told not drink the water due to high levels of lead. The Cannon Office Building is the oldest congressional building on the
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