How to Find Out If Your Tap Water Is Safe

By Daniel Klein

There are a lot of dangers lurking in the world today, and it can be difficult to protect yourself and your family from every possible scenario. We do the best we can, safeguarding our homes with locks, security systems, and smoke detectors. We even try to stay alert against threats we can’t see, investing in…

Does Boiling Water Make It Safe?

By Daniel Klein

As Americans are hearing more and more stories about local water contamination in places like Flint and Benton Harbor, it’s becoming clear that water safety is an issue that can strike anywhere at any time. From corroded lead pipes to water contamination following a storm surge, communities across the country may find themselves facing unsafe…

Answering the 5 Top Florida Water FAQs, According to Google

By Daniel Klein

Florida isn’t quite like any other state in the US, and its water issues can be equally unique. From Florida’s changing sea levels to the drinking water emerging from your taps, we’re looking at a few of the top Florida water FAQs that you’ve been wondering about.   1. Is Water in Florida Hard or…

Why Does Water Quality Need to be Monitored?

By Daniel Klein

With all the tasks filling up your daily, weekly, and monthly to-do lists, monitoring the water quality in your home is probably pretty far down in your priorities. As long as it’s running clear and coming out at the right temperature, you might assume that everything is fine. But even if your tap water comes…

Benton Harbor and the Reality of Water Contamination in America

By Daniel Klein

Once again, Michigan is making headlines and not for a positive reason. In the state’s second high-profile lead contamination crisis in less than a decade, Benton Harbor, a city in the southwest region of the state, is experiencing a water crisis that echoes the infamous crisis in Flint. Now, with lead contamination back in the…

Is Cholera Still a Threat to Drinking Water?

By Daniel Klein

What do typhoid fever, dysentery, salmonella, and cholera have in common? They are four of the most prevalent waterborne diseases afflicting hundreds of millions of people every year, listing diarrhea as the main symptom. On its face, this might not sound like a serious issue. But according to the World Health Organization (WHO), for children…