Bathroom Bacteria: Where It’s Lurking

Bacteria are an inescapable part of life. Your body acts as an entire ecosystem for a host of friendly and potentially harmful bacteria. In fact, at this moment you could be hosting 6 billion bacteria in your mouth alone. Some of these are helpful probiotics that aid in digestion, but if you don’t practice proper […]

Why You Shouldn't Drink That Bottled Water You Found in the Car

Why You Shouldn’t Drink That Bottled Water You Found in the Car

We’ve all been there – after a walk to the car in the scorching heat, you find a half-full water bottle rolling around on the floorboard. As you unscrew the cap and blast the AC you have a flittering thought: how long has this water bottle been here? But a moment later it passes as […]

Scariest Things Found in U.S. Water

The 5 Scariest Things Found in U.S. Water in 2016

Since it’s discovery the lead contamination of Flint, Michigan has drawn national headlines. As a country previously unaware of the deep-seated issues with its water infrastructure, America is rapidly discovering the risks and dangers of trusting pipelines and poor planning in the face of new threats to our health. Here are the scariest things found […]

Flints Officials Knew About Legionnaires’ Disease, Said Nothing

Recently, residents of Flint have learned that a quiet outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has been killing local citizens over the past year. Concerned families have called for an explanation for the silence of hospitals and government officials who knew that a dramatic increase in cases was occurring yet made no effort to warn the public. Janet […]

Bacteria – The hidden truth

Municipalities and County Water Districts all over the United States are required to provide safe drinking water for the consumers living in their areas. One of the most important concerns with regards to the drinking water being delivered to the consumer’s home is the detection of bacteria in the water. While there are many types […]