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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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The Effects of Drinking Contaminated Water and/or Dirty Water(Updated 3/19/2018)

Drinking contaminated water sources and/or dirty water can cause numerous health concerns. Read more to increase your awareness. Water contamination can occur to city water supplies, well water supplies, and fresh water sources, such as lakes, streams, and rivers. Consuming contaminated water can cause numerous effects. Are you concerned about contaminants in your home’s water?
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Still Drinking Bottled Water? Really?

(Updated May 7, 2019) Remember 8-track tapes? What about the big Beta video tapes?  Vinyl records? Cassette tapes? All consigned to history’s trash heap.  The newest resident of that trash heap is your bottled water! There are several solutions that produce better-than-bottled water quality right in your kitchen.  Think about it for a moment…if you
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Did You REALLY Drink That?

It is truly amazing how cavalier we are about our water quality.  We assume (hope really) that something so basic as our water—so vital and necessary—will actually be healthy for us (or at least not make us sick).  Unless we are buying a new home almost none of us ever has our well tested (and
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REVERSE OSMOSIS: What It Is And Why You Need It!

It is hard to watch the news or read a newspaper (you know, that thing you used to read at breakfast before the internet and laptops) or magazine without seeing something alarming about our water.  Within the past two weeks there was a Drinking Water Advisory issued for portions of northwest Washington, DC—a municipal water
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