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How to Remove Lead from Drinking Water
Lead contamination is a growing concern throughout the nation and how lead can be removed from drinking water is a question we’re often asked.
Since the incident in Flint, Michigan brought the national spotlight on lead, a number of other cities have since found excessive levels of lead contamination in their water supplies. Read more
Reverse Osmosis Vs. Water Softening: Do I Need Both?
If you have a water softener in your home, you may feel pretty good about your water. But in fact, even after being processed by a water softener, impurities may remain in the water you drink and with which you wash foods and cook. Reverse osmosis can remove those impurities from your already-softened drinking water –including 98 percent of all sodium left in the water from the softening process.
And that’s not all, here are three reasons why reverse osmosis and a water softener make a great combination.
Good, Better, Best: How to Achieve Top-Quality Water in Your Home
“Good, better, BEST. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” – Tim Duncan, NBA All-Star
This good-better-best mantra can be applied to most everything in life. Even WATER.
Yes, there is a way to have GOOD water in your home. But let’s talk about how to have BETTER or even the BEST quality water possible.
Nitrates in my drinking water. How do I remove?
So you’ve heard some of your neighbors talking about how the nitrate levels in your area are high, and now they’ve got you worried. You’re wondering how nitrates get into the water? How much nitrate is too much? And how can it be removed?
New Discoveries – The Benefits of Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration
Today we celebebrate new discoveries. More than 500 years ago, Columbus sailed across great waters to discover the Americas. We raise our glass in toast of other great discoveries today, too –discoveries in drinking water! Specifically, the discovery of “Reverse Osmosis” (commonly known as RO) technology that now allows millions of homes to have great-tasting DRINKING WATER right at their kitchen tap.
Water Delivery Service vs. A Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water System
Make Life Simple!
If you’re currently paying for a drinking water delivery service or hauling water jugs home from the store each week…SIMPLIFY LIFE and have a REVERSE OSMOSIS (RO) water filtration system installed.
An RO system can be installed at your kitchen sink in minutes. With a handy water spicket installed at the sink (RO can be tied into your fridge water line, as well) most families find they start drinking more water and less of the high-sugar content expensive drinks.
How to Clean Hard Water Spots
Do you have extra privacy when showering thanks to beads of hard water that have dried and left your glass shower door clouded? If so, you’ve probably got HARD WATER. You’re not alone—more than 85 percent of US households have hard water.
The scale or mineral deposits from hard water and soap scum often leave annoying spots on shower doors, dishes, and fixtures that are cumbersome and tough to remove. Here are a few tips that might make the laborious task of removing hard water spots a little easier.
Can I Water Plants with Softened Water?
Softened water can do a world of good in a home. From reducing the amount of soap needed to wash clothes and dishes, to extending the life of a water heater, and saving on energy bills. But does softened water bode well for indoor plants and outdoor gardens?
What about the salt?
Most water softeners utilize an “ion exchange” process where calcium and magnesium (minerals that make water hard) are exchanged for either sodium or potassium chloride in order to soften the water.
The amount of sodium or salt in your household water (after processing through a water softener system) can vary depending on the hardness of your water, but it certainly isn’t “salt water”. In fact, on average, those that own a water softener get less than three percent of their daily sodium intake from drinking softened water.
Back to School 101: WATER – An Important Factor for Student Success
As I waved good-bye to my children on the first day of school, I gave a big sigh. Life had been busy the past couple of weeks as we tried to get every last bit of fun in before summer vacation ended.
Since we’ve been out of the school-day routine for a few months, I began to make a mental checklist to make sure I had remembered everything.
Wait– What about the water bottle? In the rush of the morning, I had forgotten to tuck water bottles into their backpacks.
Although there are drinking fountains at school, many teachers allow and even encourage students to keep a water bottle on their desk –and for good reason.