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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 II)

In Part I of this two -part blog series, we reviewed potential signs your home could have a hidden water leak. In this segment, we will discuss various methods for finding the source of the leak. It is important to keep in mind that finding the source of a water leak within your home is
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Five Reasons You Need a Water Expert

Do You Need A Water Expert? Making sure that your home has great water quality is just a matter of buying a gadget from the hardware store and installing it in the kitchen sink, right? Not at all. For home or business owners, working with a water quality expert is essential to providing just the
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The Top Five Things You Need to Know About Water Filtration

  Bottled vs. Filtered Water There has been much debate about the quality of water you get right out of the tap. This debate fueled the bottled water industry and paved the way for people to pay for water in plastic bottles. However, in recent years, people are starting to understand drinking bottled water from
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How Drinking More Filtered Water Can Improve Your Health

Why Filtered Water Is Better For Your Health Our bodies consist primarily of water. We need water to survive, and it is essential you drink plenty of water every day. When we do not drink a sufficient amount of water, our bodies start to dehydrate. While some people might say they dislike drinking water, and
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History of Water Filtration

Water filtration is an essential part of the water treatment process to make water safe for drinking. The earliest forms of water filters can be traced back some 4,000 years ago. During this time, people believed if the water looked clear, it was safe for drinking. However, this tended to result in various forms of
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How Can Drinking Clean, Filtered Water Save You Money?

In the past several decades, the demand for bottled water has soared as people have gone in search of cleaner water.  However, in recent years, bottled water manufacturers have come under fire as many manufacturers have been found to be bottling tap water, and of those that are using spring water, many of those sources
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Why a Water Softener System Will Not Remove All Forms of Iron

One common misconception people have about water softener systems is that they will remove all forms of iron from the water. Softener systems are designed to attract positively charged ions like magnesium (Mg+2) and calcium (Ca+2). These two minerals constitute the majority of “hardness” in your water. A water softener will also remove ferrous iron
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How to Keep Water at Home or Work Safe

With the recent events in Flint, Michigan on everyone’s mind, people are starting to question how truly safe their water is in their homes and businesses. In Maryland the Water Treatment facilities tap into a variety of different sources, including aquifers, rivers, and reservoirs, each presenting its own set of potential contaminants. The Safe Water
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