Water Testing

    Published: April 7, 2020

    Testing Your Water for E. Coli

    Chances are you’ve seen or heard news of an E. coli outbreak on your local news at some point in the recent past. The coverage was more than likely announcing a recall of a specific grocer’s compromised produce or meats. However, what many of these news stories fail to mention is that E. coli contamination […]

    Published: April 1, 2020

    Protecting Florida Together: How to Take Action to Improve Water Quality

    Florida has long battled water quality issues brought on by climate change, pollution, and a delicate water infrastructure. To keep Florida residents fully informed and to connect them to the latest water quality news, the state of Florida recently unveiled its new online dashboard Protecting Florida Together. Protecting Florida Together Governor Ron DeSantis announced the […]

    Published: October 30, 2019

    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 […]

    Published: August 19, 2019

    Signs of Too Much Iron in Your Water and How to Test for It

    Did you just turn on your kitchen sink, only to discover reddish-brown water spraying out of the tap? Does your water smell kind of like rotten eggs? Do you notice a small stain that looks like rust in your shower? We have some bad news — you likely have excessive iron content in your water. […]

    Published: August 15, 2019

    Not Just in Wine: Test Your Drinking Water for Tannins

    Pop quiz: what are tannins? No, they’re not sessions in the local tanning bed — a “tannin” is a compound that can make its way into food and drinks. You have probably heard the word “tannins” when shopping for wine or when ordering a drink at a fancy restaurant, but tannins aren’t just in wine. […]