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What’s the Difference Between an at Home Test Kit and a Laboratory Water Test?

Water Contamination Concerns From lead contamination to natural disasters leaving water unsafe to drink, water quality has become a hot topic lately.  With what seems like daily reports about contaminated public water sources, consumers are less trusting of municipal water quality reports.  As a result, many people are relying on a home water test to […]

I Just Received A Boil Water Notice, What Should I Do?

The first thing you need to understand when you receive a water notice is the difference between a Boil Water Notice and a Do Not Use Notice. Both notices mean that there are potentially high levels of an organism present in the water that could cause health issues. A boil water notice is a public […]

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Which States Rank the Best for Clean Water in America?

Regulations for Clean and Safe Water With the passage of the  Clean Water Act in 1972 and the Safe Drinking Water Act in 1974, Americans thought their public water systems would provide clean water. While these laws have helped to set standards that ensure we have access to safe drinking water, recent news headlines have […]

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How Do I Remove Pesticides from My Drinking Water?

Pesticide Contamination Is Increasing These days, it seems like the issue of pesticides in our water is making headline news on a daily basis.  As one of the world’s largest food producers, pesticide use in the US continues to rise.  And with that, comes a number of issues where pesticides are seeping through the soil […]

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Why Does My Water Taste Sweet?

The Taste of Water One of the most common reasons people give for not drinking water is that they don’t like the taste.  Some people claim that water doesn’t have a taste, while others say different waters taste sweet, or bitter, earthy, or minerally.  There are many factors that affect the taste of water, especially […]

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Who Really Needs Electrolyte Water?

What Is Electrolyte Water Electrolyte water is a growing segment in the bottled water category. Examples of electrolyte waters include brands such as Propel, Smartwater, LIFEWTR, and Core Hydration.  Some of these waters have added electrolytes to improve the taste and others are geared toward improved hydration. So, just what is electrolyte water? These waters […]

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pH Of Top Bottled Water Brands Of 2019

The pH of pure water is 7, but how does bottled water stack up to pure water when it comes to pH?  We did tested the top bottled water brands to find out how they compared when it came to pH.  Here’s what you need to know about the pH of bottled water. 1. The […]

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Best Bottled Water Of 2019 – We Compared 20 Brands Of Bottled Water!

Which Bottled Water Is Best? Whether you like still water, mineral water, enhanced water, or plain old tap water, today, we are testing them all in our ultimate bottled water test. We found everything from pH-balanced water, boxed water, ozone enhanced water, and hydrogen infused water. While we cannot back up any of the supposed […]

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What’s All the Hype About Mineral Waters?

Have you ever been out to eat and asked for a glass of water, only to have the server ask you if you would prefer tap water or mineral water?  They both have the same basic components, 2 parts hydrogen to one part oxygen.  Restaurants don’t usually charge for tap water, but most mineral waters […]

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Can Drinking Water Help to Prevent the Flu?

Now that the holidays are behind us, the cold and flu season is in full swing. No matter where you go, whether it’s the grocery store, the bank, or the dentist, invisible germs are lurking on the surfaces of almost everything you touch. This winter, it doesn’t matter if you are in school, at the […]

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