The Dangers of Drinking Spring Water Straight from the Source

By Jack Stoudy

Imagine a serene forest scene with a babbling brook, sunlight filtering through the leaves, and a crystal-clear spring bubbling up from the earth. It’s a scene straight out of a fairy tale, and the water looks so pure and refreshing that you’re tempted to take a sip. But hold on, because the tale of spring…

Can You Drink Water from a River?

By Jack Stoudy

Imagine yourself on a breathtaking hike, surrounded by nature’s beauty, and suddenly feeling the thirst for a refreshing sip of water. You spot a nearby river, its glistening waters tempting you with a solution to your parched throat. But wait! Can you drink water from a river without any worries? In this article, we’ll embark…

Common Questions About Living With Well Water

By Jack Stoudy

If you’re not sure where your tap water comes from, the chances of it coming from a well are quite high. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), 35% of the US population (more than 100 million people) receives their water from public supply wells. However, many don’t realize that their water comes from…

Where Does Tap Water Come From?

By Jack Stoudy

Do you know where your tap water comes from? Most people don’t think about it, but the truth is that there are many different sources of tap water, which can vary depending on your region and local environment. If you’re curious about the source and quality of the water in your home, here’s what you…

Is it Safe to Drink Lake Water?

By Jack Stoudy

While it’s easy to make the assumption that natural water sources provide safe drinking water, many naturally-occurring bodies of water can actually be dangerous to drink from. Some, like seawater and other natural saltwater sources, are widely known to be undrinkable, but freshwater sources, such as river and lake water, aren’t always avoided. Does this…

Can You Collect Rainwater as Drinking Water?

By Jack Stoudy

It’s no secret that water is a precious resource. In some parts of the world, access to clean drinking water is an ongoing challenge, and in other places, it’s a high expense. That’s why more and more people are looking into ways to collect rainwater for their needs. But can you collect rainwater as drinking…