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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 […]

Water Quality

The California Drought that has ravaged the most populous state in America over the last 6 years continues to worsen in length and severity. Though many citizens are aware in a general sense of the negative effects of an extensive drought, less are well-versed in the tangible problems caused by a prolonged drought. For instance, […]

oil spill

On May 19, 2015, a pipeline along the coast of Santa Barbara, California, malfunctioned and burst, spilling a great amount of crude oil directly into the ocean. Plains All American Pipeline, the operator of the pipeline in question, originally estimated the total oil leaked at approximately 100,000 gallons. However, the Associated Press now reports that […]