Entries by Ivy Brooks

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HOW A MUNICIPAL WATER DISASTER CAN HAPPEN

A municipal water disaster can present itself without warning. The potential for adverse health effects can be great. Contact your city’s municipal water department for the latest report on the safety and quality of your water. The following are examples of water disasters that took the residents of these cities by surprise. Most recently the […]

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Water Softening 101

Water softening is the process of dealing with a hard water issue. “Hard water” is the term used when your water contains more minerals than is usual. Hard water is usually made noticeable by the way your shampoos and soaps do not dissolve in the water. This is because of the calcium and magnesium content. […]

5 Coolest Natural Water Sources In The U.S.

According to U.S. News’ list of 18 best places to visit in the U.S., these 5 natural water sources show up near the top. All the best places to visit and live include a body of water, perhaps for its soothing quality you look for in a vacation. Whether your focus is historical, affordable, nature, […]

Safer Pool Water Options

Some people just cannot stand to swim in heavily chlorinated pools and want more options for safer and more pleasant swimming pools. If you’ve adopted a pool by purchasing a house that has an existing one, you might consider changing systems if heavy chlorine in drinking water or pool water bothers you. Here are the […]

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Considering Installing A Water Filter?

Okay, you’ve tested your water or know it can be better and you’re considering purchasing a water filter. You’ve seen water filters attached to faucets in other’s homes, but did not realize how many different kinds of filters there are and how differently they can be installed! This quick read article can hopefully assist you […]

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Reasons To Call A Water Treatment Professional And What To Expect

The loudest indicator you may want to get your water checked out is if it contains a funny taste, color, or odor. There may not be anything wrong with the water, just like seemingly clean water may have unwanted contaminants. Water that smells might have high levels of hydrogen sulfide or sulfur bacteria. Taste and […]