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The Conversation About Water We Should All Be Having with Our Kids

I’ve been increasingly concerned about lead and contaminants in my children’s drinking water, as I’d been following the Flint, Michigan water crisis long before the issue hit the mainstream news. My reading and research quickly led to the frightening conclusion Flint was anything but an isolated incident. Are my own children at risk? The frightening […]

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 […]

top 5 water bottles on the market

How hydrated are you? Most Americans fall short of the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. In our fast-paced society, many people are constantly on the go, juggling work with family activities, extracurriculars, and social gatherings. To ensure you’re getting enough water while out and about, a refillable water bottle is the best option. […]

How Do Other Cultures View the Cleanliness of Water?

Water is the most valuable resource on the planet. Developed countries range greatly in the perceived cleanliness of the tap water available to the citizens that live there – in many countries, tap water is considered pristine, while in others there is a longstanding belief that the tap water is only safe for watering plants. […]

michigan to enforce lead rules after flint crisis

The water crisis in Flint has lead to an elevated awareness of the potential harmful contaminants that could be lurking in our drinking water. The unprecedented levels of lead in the area’s tap water shocked the public and terrified local residents, many of whom have resorted to drinking bottled water or relocating. In the wake […]