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how to install water filter

If you’ve put off purchasing an under counter water filter because installing the system sounds too difficult, you’re not alone. I avoided the project for months because, when it comes to home DIY, I’m a one-man disaster. My local plumber and electrician get rich cleaning up my messes, so I was surprised to discover the […]

how effective are refrigerator water filters

Refrigerators with built-in water filters seem like a great deal—you need a refrigerator anyway, so why not purchase one that filters your water? While certainly better than nothing, refrigerator filters have significant limitations when compared to dedicated whole house or countertop filtration systems. Size Matters Most built-in refrigerator filters use activated carbon as filtration medium. […]

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. […]

eco friendly family activities

Earth Day is rapidly approaching – on April 22nd, global communities will come together to channel their energies toward conservation and environmental issues. On Earth Day organizations, families, and friends give their voice to environmental consciousness by leading by example. For you and your family, Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to participate in several […]

On November 8, 2015, the City of Boca Raton Utility Services Department announced a two-week modified disinfection process was in effect. The more aggressive treatment provides additional protection against bacteria, but means drinking water will contain chlorine residue instead of the relatively weaker chloramine residue. The process will continue until Sunday, November 22, 2015. What […]