Lead Contamination in Drinking Water – What You Need To Know

lead contamination in water

Drinking tap water is one of the most convenient and cost-effective amenities in the home but it can also be taken for granted. What if you were poisoning yourself or your family without even realizing it – simply by drinking tap water that has […]

Lead Contamination in Drinking Water – What You Need To Know 2018-11-09T17:23:41+00:00

Water Quality Testing Indicators FAQ

Water Quality Testing Indicators

Regular testing water for drinking, swimming and pool care is important. When large amounts of water sit in one place for too long, the risk for contamination will increase. Make sure you are always using the safest, cleanest water in your home and pool […]

Water Quality Testing Indicators FAQ 2018-11-09T17:23:41+00:00

Water Purification Chemistry

water purification chemistry

Water purification is a step-wise process which removes unwanted substances such as sediment, waste, microbes, dissolved chemicals and pollutants. Once water is treated, it is drinkable.

Not all conditions of water will require all treatment processes available. Initial testing is needed to determine the water treatment […]

Water Purification Chemistry 2018-11-09T17:23:41+00:00

Understanding Water Alkalinity

hot tub water quality

In the pool or spa environment, water quality is the most important factor for personal health and enjoyment.

Acidic water can hurt the swimmers’ eyes and possibly irritate mucous membranes or skin. The low pH can also affect the mechanical equipment and could corrode some […]

Understanding Water Alkalinity 2018-11-09T17:23:41+00:00

Water Testing for Iron and Copper

Water quality is a continuous concern across the world. Since water is a universal solvent, many compounds, molecules, metals and elements can exist within water. The majority of these are odorless, flavorless and colorless. Detection by the traditional methods of smell, taste and sight are rendered useless. […]

Water Testing for Iron and Copper 2018-11-09T17:23:41+00:00

Everything You Need to Know About Reverse Osmosis

reverse osmosis system

Reverse osmosis is a life changing process that can solve some of the world’s water problems. It can be used to treat and filter contaminated water and to treat and recycle wastewater for agricultural and landscape uses.

Traditionally, reverse osmosis has been in […]

Everything You Need to Know About Reverse Osmosis 2018-11-09T17:23:42+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 2018-11-09T17:23:42+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 2018-11-09T17:23:42+00:00

Everything You Need to Know About UV Water Purification

UV Water Purification

If you draw water from a well or lake and are concerned about its quality, a UV Water purification system might give you the peace of mind your water is safe to use. Households on municipal water systems are not completely safe either, as water […]

Everything You Need to Know About UV Water Purification 2018-11-09T17:23:42+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 2018-11-09T17:23:42+00:00

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