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How to Disinfect Your Existing Water Filter System After a Hurricane or Flood

Though there’s nothing but water around in the aftermath of extreme tropical storms and flooding, vulnerable families are in dire need of safe, clean drinking water. If your home is still intact and your plumbing system is functional, there are still many contaminants that may be compromising your water quality. Stormwater infiltrating water reservoirs combined […]

Home Water Filtration Systems Compared

Home water filtration is the best way to ensure your family is drinking safer, cleaner water that’s free from contaminants. An effective water filter system will remove the majority of chemicals and particles, including: Disinfectant by-products (DBPs) from water chlorination Fecal matter and other organic contaminants Hazardous fertilizer and pesticide runoff Waterborne bacteria, including legionella, […]

TESTING THE WATER IN YOUR FRESHWATER AQUARIUM

When it comes to maintaining a freshwater aquarium, ensuring that the water quality is up to par is imperative for a fish’s survival. Water may seem to be a simple compound, always having a go-with-the-flow property. However, it can also be very complex and harmful – especially to fish that live in a freshwater aquarium. […]

Threat of PFAS Contamination Lurks in Jacksonville, FL Wells

The U.S. Navy has sounded the alarm on water contaminants that potentially seeped into private drinking water wells near Jacksonville, Florida. The Navy intends to test local wells for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) after it believes the chemicals seeped into the ground around Naval Station Mayport and Outlying Landing Field Whitehouse. Naval officials will […]

Microplastics in Water: Should We Be Concerned?

In case you missed the bombshell study released by the University of Newcastle in Australia earlier this year, let us fill you in on some disturbing facts. There’s no easy way to say this — you’re eating plastic. That’s right, the same stuff used to make milk jugs and toothbrushes. You’re drinking, eating, and even […]