What’s in Your Vegetable Water?

Have you ever wondered what’s left behind in the water after you boil vegetables? One way to find out is to test the water using Test Assured’s 4 Test Kit Set for Schools and Science Fairs. This set includes 4 test kits and is appropriate for children in grades three through twelve. Supplies The first […]

Dishes & Clothes Aren’t Getting Clean

Why isn’t my stuff getting clean? We use water to clean our bodies, clothing, dishes, and much more. Water is often called the universal solvent, which means it is capable of dissolving more types of substances than just about anything else on earth. That’s what makes it a great cleaner. The downside, however, is that […]

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Why Does My Water Smell? The 6 Most Common Smells & Their Culprits.

Why does my water smell? We often think of water as a pure substance because we use it to clean so many things: our dishes, our clothes, even our own bodies! But sometimes the water we use in our homes doesn’t seem very clean. It might have visible particles in it or smell bad. Odor […]

Lead In Your Water? You May Have a Lawsuit on Your Hands

Since the scandal in Flint, Michigan broke in the spring of 2014, other U.S. cities have been surprised to discover high levels of lead in their drinking water. It showed many naïve Americans that the Flint scandal might have been the most publicized water crisis in the last few years, but it’s not the first, […]

8 Ways Americans Can Work Together to Clean Up the Water Supply

If you’re looking to support a good cause in your local town or neighborhood, then make it a priority to care about a clean water supply. Drinking water quality is a very real issue and deserves more attention on a local and national level.  Clean Drinking Water You may assume that clean drinking water isn’t […]

Safe to Drink: How Much Chlorine Should Your Water Contain?

The high content of chlorine in the typical pool makes it safer for you to swim in without contracting a disease, but people will also warn you not to drink the water. The warning also centers on the high chlorine content rather than the possibility that someone may have peed in the pool. Most of […]

7 Signs Your Drinking Water Isn’t Clean

If you think that contaminated drinking water is only something you’ll run across in foreign countries, think again. The water coming into your home could be filled with bacteria and dangerous chemicals. But how are you supposed to know if this is the case? The Dangers of Contaminated Drinking Water There are two primary ways […]

How to Find and Purify Drinking Water in the Wilderness

There are three things the human body needs to survive: oxygen, food, and water. In a survival situation, oxygen is a given, but food and water can be harder to find. The human body can survive weeks without food, depending on the density and fat levels of the body. However, a person can only survive […]

4 Things to Know About Lead in Drinking Water

With the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, people all over the country have suddenly become cognizant of the fact that clean drinking water is not a guarantee – even in a first world nation like the United States. But is lead contamination a serious issue in areas outside of Flint? How Lead Enters a Home’s […]

9 Types of Drinking Water Contaminants You Should Test For

When you go to the sink or refrigerator and fill up a glass of water, you expect that water to be safe to drink. After all, we live in a country that has strict health guidelines in place and possess the infrastructure of a first world country. But what if we told you that your […]