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Over 15 million US households rely on private wells for their drinking water. It’s important to remember the EPA’s regulations protecting public drinking water do not apply to private wells, so if you own a well you’re the one responsible for periodically checking the quality of your drinking water. Well Water Contaminants and Quality Issues […]

Water Filters

    Water filtration systems have a long history—up to 4,000 years ago the ancient Greeks and Egyptians used a variety of techniques to make water cleaner and safer to drink. Today, a range of water filtration systems exist, each with its own benefits and limitations.   Water filtration uses either physical or chemical media. […]

woman setting washing machine

So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and invest in a whole house filtration system. Filtering all of the water that comes into your home removes harmful contaminants and makes your water safer, cleaner, and fresher to drink. But let’s say you live in an older house and your water has never been treated […]

corroded lead pipes

As the details of the water crisis in Flint, MI, continue to surface, a grim picture is painted of a negligent and irresponsible government finally facing the music of its poor management and planning. The problem is not easily remedied, and citizens are helpless as the water in the region is still by and large […]

USA outline with faucet

A recent investigation by USA Today Network revealed what we at Pelican have sadly predicted for some time: Flint, Michigan is only one of thousands of communities affected by excessive lead levels in drinking water. You can check this interactive map provided by USA Today Using data from the last four years, the USA Today investigative […]