Posts Tagged ‘Water’

We live in a society that’s constantly plugged in. When you and your family are surrounded by screens and connected to the web 24/7, sometimes you need to unwind and get away from it all. As the warm months of summer settle in, taking a camping trip and enjoying what nature has to offer is […]


Water and energy production in the United States are intimately connected. It requires energy to transport, purify, and treat water. On the other hand, water is vital for energy production, whether through hydroelectricity or oil, natural gas, and coal production. The power plants that supply our electricity require enormous amounts of water for cooling purposes. […]

Total Dissolved Solids

What is TDS? And is it good or bad for us? Total Dissolved Solids (often abbreviated TDS) is a measure of the combined content of all inorganic and organic substances contained in a liquid : in molecular, ionized or micro-granular (colloidal sol) suspended form. Generally the operational definition is that the solids must be small […]


Learn About Screening Your Water – Clogging Aerators and Shower Heads Some very simple maintenance can keep your home’s water systems in clean and smooth operating condition. Most people know that draining your water heater once a year will flush any sediment that can collect at the bottom. If this sediment has the opportunity to […]


Learn About Rusty Water – Sediment, Sand, Debris in Water You hear a good deal about water main breaks in large cities that have huge demands, older infrastructures, and the added ingredient of frigid outdoor temperatures. Such disruptions can cause anything from the complete interruption of water delivery to the addition of a brownish color […]