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When you opt to purchase a salt-based water softener you aren’t simply going to pay for the unit. Over the average 10-to-15-year life cycle of your salt-based water softener you will also incur three primary expenses: salt bags, routine maintenance, and the additional cost of paying for your water twice (once as it enters your […]

In a large scale investigation Orb Media has revealed that more than 90% of the name brand bottled water samples they tested contained a significant amount of microplastics. An average amount of 10 plastic particles per liter were found in the 250 water bottles purchased from 9 different countries. For this measurement, each particle counted […]

The term “GenX” may not mean much to you if you live elsewhere in the United States, but residents in North Carolina have been dealing with the fallout of the known contaminant since the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality first discovered its presence in waterways last year. Here’s a quick summary of the current […]

If you call Tampa or St. Petersburg home you’re aware that water is a way of life in Southwest Florida. Whether boating in the bay or catching some rays at the beach water seems to be everywhere, so it may surprise you to learn that, according to a recent study, Florida actually has one of […]

If you live in a wet climate that experiences consistent rainfall each year you may find it hard to believe that much of the world is confronting one of the most dire ecological problems of our century: water scarcity. Water is the world’s most precious resource, and our economy reflects that as water is poised […]