Natalie Abram

About Natalie Abram

Natalie is new to freelancing, but has worked as an aquatic content editor for the past 7 years. She teaches biology online at multiple schools. Her background and Master’s education is in Biology, Aquatic Ecology and Education.

10 Easy Ways to Curb Water Use

water faucet

We need water for survival. But every day, in the developed world, we use more water than can be replenished. The water that is available costs more to clean, pump and transport. Those rates are directly charged to the consumer and will continue to increase.

Here are […]

10 Easy Ways to Curb Water Use 2017-11-21T20:56:40+00:00

Surviving Harvey: The Damaging Effects of a Hurricane on Your Water Supply

hurricane harve

A Category 4 Hurricane named Harvey swept the Gulf of Mexico hitting landfall in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana August 26-August 30, 2017. The storm continued across much of the eastern United States with endless rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes and record flooding.

Residents either left their dwellings in search […]

Surviving Harvey: The Damaging Effects of a Hurricane on Your Water Supply 2017-09-08T19:07:33+00:00

Hard Facts about Hard Water

hard water

Have you noticed unwanted mineral buildups on your faucets? Are your clothes dull and scratchy? These are common signs of hard water, an issue affecting many households, in particular those getting their water from a well.

How Can Liquid Water Be Hard?

Unique geological structures occur […]

Hard Facts about Hard Water 2017-09-01T18:53:43+00:00

From Nature to Tap: Water Treatment Methods Explained

from nature to tap water treatment

Water is a magical chemical.

We typically do not consider water to even be a chemical, but it contains two hydrogens and one oxygen in each molecule. Within the matrix of water, a whole host of dissolved gases, suspended particles, additional chemicals, single-celled […]

From Nature to Tap: Water Treatment Methods Explained 2017-06-21T15:23:08+00:00

How To Save Water at Home: 4 Practical Tips

how to save water

In some regions around the world, water is seemingly plentiful with daily rain and running water.

Arid regions battle the heat, sun for water. According to the NASA Earth Observatory, only about 3.5% of the world’s total water quantity is freshwater and approximately […]

How To Save Water at Home: 4 Practical Tips 2017-06-01T17:44:45+00:00

5 Ways Shower Water Can Make You Sick

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Hot, steaming water rains down on millions of people every day during their shower.  The shower head sprays water coming from the typical water supply in your home made hot by a heater.  At the cleanest moment of your day, that very shower could be making […]

5 Ways Shower Water Can Make You Sick 2017-05-21T05:50:08+00:00

How To Keep Pesky Parasites Away From Your Hot Tub

hot tub

Hot tubs, spas and Jacuzzis are recreational equipment for hydrotherapy and relaxation.

As soon as water fills the basin, it becomes an aquatic microbiome.  Any chemical, mineral or organism stays in the water unless it is filtered out, chemically treated or removed.  A hot tub owner or […]

How To Keep Pesky Parasites Away From Your Hot Tub 2017-05-21T05:50:08+00:00

How to Protect Well Water from Contamination

well water contamination

Private water wells are prized commodities. They are sources of free water for communities, residential properties or agricultural needs all around the world.

They can occur naturally and bubble outward from beneath the surface. But the majority of wells are dug down to the groundwater source.

We […]

How to Protect Well Water from Contamination 2017-05-21T05:50:08+00:00