Drinking Water

    Published: December 17, 2018

    Published: October 18, 2018

    Dehydration in Dogs: How to Identify and Treat

    Whenever your body sends the signals to your brain that you’re thirsty you can simply get up, walk to the tap, and pour a refreshing glass of filtered water whenever you like. For our furry friends, however, hydration isn’t so easy. It’s up to us to care for our dogs and provide adequate nourishment and […]

    Published: October 17, 2018

    What Is the Safe Water Drinking Act and Is It Enough to Protect Me?

    Many families assume that the water from their faucet is completely safe to drink unless there’s something noticeably wrong with it, whether it’s a reddish-brown color or smells like fish. In 1974 the Safe Water Drinking Act was enacted, creating a uniform set of water quality standards that all local water municipalities in the country […]

    Published: October 4, 2018

    Pharmaceuticals Compromise the Quality of Your Drinking Water

    Pharmaceutical drugs — they help our headaches, treat our upset stomachs, and allow us to sleep at night. But they also are contaminating our water supply as what the Environmental Protection Agency classifies “contaminants of emerging concern.” A contaminant of emerging concern is a natural or manmade compound that scientists have recently proven to have […]

    Published: October 1, 2018

    Proper Hydration Tips For Cyclists

    As a professional cyclist the most important aspect of my training is to hydrate well. According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) failing to drink enough water throughout the day and especially during training can lead to more problems than dehydration. Running low on water can cause heat illnesses, muscle fatigue, energy loss, […]