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Do you have these harmful products in your home?

While they do offer convenience, many seemingly harmless everyday products actually are causing water pollution that affect lakes, rivers, and streams in ways that might surprise you. Before you head to the store, consider avoiding these common household products in favor of more eco-friendly options. Scrubs with Microbeads Microbeads provide abrasive qualities that make body […]

Babies Playing In The Water

New mothers go to great lengths to protect their babies from potential harm. From BPA-free glass bottles to all-natural clothing fibers and everything in between, moms are always looking for ways to reduce the amount of chemicals in and around their homes. Unfortunately, many remain unaware of the possible dangers from one big chemical found […]

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The environmental cost of disposable plastic bottles, the potential leaching of chemicals from plastic into water, the often dubious claims made concerning water sources, and the sheer price leave us thinking a water filtration system is a greener and more reliable source of purer, cleaner water. A recent bottled water recall has done little to […]

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Most people enjoy a good swim; however, few enjoy the negative impact chlorine has on their skin and hair. With that said, many remain unaware that they expose themselves to chlorine outside the swimming pool, when they step into their bathroom showers. Chlorine in Our Water Most everyone expects a high dose of chlorine when […]

municipal waterway

Beneath the average American town lies a dizzying array of interconnected waterways. Sewage systems gather wastewater, channel it to water treatment facilities, and release treated water. Freshwater enters water-treatment facilities from lakes, rivers and reservoirs, passing through a labyrinth of inter-connected pipes on its journey to homes and faucets. A third system of runoff pipes […]