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Why is Chloramine Such a Problem?

15 July, 2016 (12:38) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Water Safety | By: admin

The last several years, homeowners all over Orange County have experienced various plumbing issues; from lead leaching into their drinking water and pinhole leaks in their plumbing to early corrosion of rubber plumbing parts. The only correlation between all of these plumbing problems stems from one source – chloramine in the water supply. So what exactly IS […]

How Does RO Work?

13 July, 2016 (13:52) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water, Water Safety | By: admin

If you don’t currently own or lease your own drinking water system in your home such as reverse osmosis, you may know someone who does. If still this doesn’t relate to you, then you may know less about tap water these days than you thought. Sure, the United States has some of the best drinking […]

Protecting our Water Supply One Flush at a Time

1 March, 2016 (09:10) | Water, Water Safety | By: admin

Californians are well aware of the water crisis affecting the state, and if the drought wasn’t enough of a concern affecting our water supply, now we have the added concern of sewer clogging and damage due to flushable wipes. Wet wipes are not a new invention, and hey, any of us with babies know what […]

Do you have toxic tap water?

20 January, 2016 (11:01) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water Safety | By: admin

We are exposed to chemicals every single day; the shampoo we use in the morning shower, the Tylenol we take for a headache, the dishwasher detergent used to wash our dishes, the laundry detergent for the gazillion loads of laundry we do. As we look around us, the list could go on and on. So […]

Why Choose a Whole House Filter?

13 October, 2015 (10:12) | Drinking Water, Hard Water, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Water, Water Safety | By: admin

There are many different types of water filtration systems you can choose for your home, but before you make the decision, you first need to know the quality of your water. Obtaining an in-depth water report will alert you to any hidden contaminants in your water and can help you decide which water filtration system […]

Beware of Nitrate Contaminated Water

29 July, 2015 (12:43) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water Safety | By: admin

One of the biggest reasons residents in our area look for water filtration systems is due to the level of nitrates found in our drinking water.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently estimated that as many as 52 percent of community wells and 57 percent of domestic water wells are contaminated by a measurable amount […]

Fluoride and Water Filters

29 April, 2015 (06:56) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water Safety | By: admin

Tap water consumption is, on average, the largest daily source of fluoride exposure for people who live in areas that add fluoride to the water. Unfortunately, what has been deemed good for our teeth isn’t always good for our bodies. Avoiding consumption of fluoridated water is especially critical for infants. If you live in area which fluoridates […]

Water Quality in Fullerton, California

15 October, 2014 (06:03) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water Safety | By: admin

Households using municipal or rural water supplies can depend on their local water utility to follow Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for maximum levels of contaminants. However, private well owners are not monitored by government agencies. This means the owner must take responsibility for the condition of the system, routine testing and costs and water […]

Fukushima Impact in California

25 February, 2014 (10:40) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water Safety | By: admin

International tragedy could soon be felt by people here on the Western coast of the United States thanks to the arrival of radioactive ocean water heading our way. Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant explosion cause tons of devastation in their own country, but now the coastline of California could be the next place for the effects […]

California Water Crisis Requires Management Planning

3 February, 2014 (11:29) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Water Coolers, Water Safety | By: admin

The California water crisis and water shortage has been in the news more often lately and for good reason. According to an online article from SFGate, California is facing an increasingly alarming drought—one that has forced Governor Edmund Brown, Jr. to declare a state of emergency. But how can a drought become a state of […]