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…

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…

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…

8 Common Contaminants Found in Well Water

By Daniel Klein

Having a private well can be great, but many owners face a unique set of challenges regarding their water quality. Unlike some of their neighbors, who rely on municipally treated water, private well owners are responsible for making sure their water is free of toxins. Every year, their wells must be inspected for mechanical issues…

Recycled Water: Turning Wastewater into Drinking Water

By Daniel Klein

Drinkable water is becoming more and more unsafe for consumption. Approximately 2 billion people in the world live in countries with high water scarcity. The causes of this strain are many: population growth, pollution, and climate change. As the world’s freshwater resources dwindle, scientists are looking for alternative ways to provide the world with clean…

How to Choose the Best Whole House Water Filtration System for You

By Daniel Klein

The best solution for properties with water problems is for homeowners to install a whole house water filtration system. Connected at the point where the water supply enters your home, these systems intercept the water before it reaches your plumbing, filtering it to remove undesired items and fighting the harmful effects of hard water, limescale,…