Blog2019-06-05T03:30:28-04:00

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Are there Carcinogens in my Water?

Depending on geographical region and efficiency of local water treatment plants, homeowners may be surprised to know that numerous contaminants have been found in drinking water. In fact, over 200 contaminants are typically found in tap water, roughly 100 of which can be linked to increased risk of cancer development. Does this mean you should only rely on bottled water? No, that can get expensive, and there are contaminants in bottled water as well. Knowledge can help homeowners be more aware of the quality of their drinking water. So too can water tests. According to the Environmental Working Group

December 29th, 2019|

Benefits of Drinking Water

Do you drink enough water? Most of us don’t, even though water is the most essential nutrient in our body. Water makes up a portion of every cell, tissue and organ in the body. Water accounts for approximately 60% of our body weight. Even bone is made up of more than 20% water. Muscle contains approximately 75% water, and our teeth contain about 10%. Don’t underestimate the importance of water and the functions of water in the body. Functions of water in the body Water is essential for life. Water plays a number of huge roles in daily sustenance

December 24th, 2019|

Benefits of Purer Water for Pets

Your pet may not be nearly as finicky as we are about where water comes from, but it’s just as important to ensure that the water your furry loved ones drink is as safe as what we would expect for ourselves. As with humans, every cell, tissue and organ in an animal’s body requires two very vital components – at the least – meaning water and oxygen. In general, a dog will drink roughly one ounce of water per pound of bodyweight every day – or more. As with humans, water is essential in the transportation of vital nutrients

December 19th, 2019|

What does Water have to do with your Headaches?

What does water have to do with headaches? Headaches are a common symptom of moderate dehydration. According to the National Headache Foundation, incorrect balances of fluids, water, and electrolytes can contribute to headaches. In fact, some headaches - like migraines - are often a result of dehydration. Sensations of thirst mean that you’re already dehydrated. About “dehydration headaches” We all experience headaches from time to time, so how can you identify a “dehydration headache” from other types of headaches? Dehydration headaches are commonly known as secondary headaches and are typically caused by inadequate fluid intake. Why? The body requires

December 14th, 2019|

What is Hard Water?

What is hard water? The water that runs out of your faucets is not actually hard or soft, so why are they designated as such? In a nutshell, hard water is water that has a high mineral content. Soft water has a low mineral content. What’s the difference and why does it matter? Negative aspects of hard water Hard water contains a variety of minerals as well as particulates depending on your geographical location. Most of our water supply goes through local water filtration plants, but may also pass through different types of earth and rock and pipes before

December 9th, 2019|

What types of Contaminants and Chemicals can be found in Well Water?

At its simplest definition, well water is untreated groundwater. In some remote and rural areas, well water is pumped up from the ground and into the home. Some well water is perfectly safe and drinkable, but it should always be tested first. Common contaminants and chemicals found in well water Not all well water is drinkable, and some contains a number of potentially dangerous pathogens or pollutants. Home and property owners who have or are interested in digging their own well are responsible for testing as well as recognizing possible health effects of contaminated well water. A number of

December 4th, 2019|

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