The Top 8 Contaminants in American Drinking Water

By Daniel Klein

Even though the United States has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, every year, approximately 7.2 million Americans get sick from waterborne diseases. Human senses cannot always detect the organic and microbial contaminants in American drinking water, and sometimes consumers may ingest these impurities for years before anyone realizes a problem…

Is It Safe to Drink Water with Chlorine?

By Daniel Klein

Before the 1900s, rivers, lakes, and streams were the proverbial dumping grounds for sewage and waste. The growth of cities and awareness in the transmission of diseases like typhoid, cholera, and yellow fever, led to a need and demand for treatment of the contamination of these water sources. The first town to treat its water…

Is It Safe to Drink from a Garden Hose?

By Daniel Klein

It’s one of those perfect summer days. The sun is shining bright and high overhead. A few small puffy clouds float by while a few birds chirp from the trees, watching the children below play hide-and-seek in the neighborhood.  One of the kids runs past a garden hose and thinks of how refreshing a quick…

Florida’s Water Issues: 5 Threats You Should Know

By Daniel Klein

Oceans might surround the Sunshine State, but thanks to multiple water issues, we’re running low on safe drinking water. Florida’s divine beaches and captivating wildlife can feel like heaven on Earth, but Floridians are in desperate need of a reality check. It’s easy to take water for granted when it appears at the simple turn…

Simple Ways to Lower the pH in Your Drinking Water

By Daniel Klein

There’s nothing like that refreshing taste of pure, clean water. Unfortunately, manufacturing and chemical plants violate health regulations and dump dangerous waste in our drinking water more often than you’d think. Does the drinking water in your household have a metallic taste? If this is the case, your water is likely high in minerals that…

Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

By Daniel Klein

When freshwater is available with just the turn of a faucet, it’s easy to take our water for granted. But do you ever stop to think about the source of the water that you use every day to drink, cook, bathe, and brush your teeth? While 97% of the world’s water is undrinkable, the other…