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How Does UV Sterilization Work?

25 April, 2016 (15:17) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions | By: admin

Water is highly susceptible to microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa. Typically, if these biological contaminants find their way into your drinking water, you will never know it – until you get sick. Symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, cramps and headaches could be an indication of having ingested contaminated drinking water. While most of our […]

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 […]

Fullerton Groundwater Cleanup – What’s Happening?

4 January, 2016 (09:59) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis | By: admin

It is no surprise to most residents in the Fullerton area that groundwater cleanup needs to get underway. Officials will tell you that you well water and tap water is fine, but are you prepared for what you can’t see or what could possibly happen? Groundwater contamination is tricky and it does happen – sometimes […]

Contaminated Water – Another Byproduct of Wildfires

25 February, 2015 (11:13) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions | By: admin

California is no stranger to wildfires but this year has seen a significant increase in wildfire incidents.  In 2013, there were 4,243 wildfires that burned almost 115,000 acres of land and already this season California has seen over 5,000 wildfires.  We are all well aware of the impact wildfires have on deforestation and property damage […]

What you need to know about radionuclides

20 January, 2015 (06:51) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions | By: admin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates several drinking water contaminants, including radionuclides, to protect public health. But many Americans are not aware of the possible contaminants – over 100 that are regulated and others that are not. Some households protect their water with a home drinking water system while others choose to ignore the benefits of high-quality […]

Is Water Testing Really Necessary?

30 September, 2014 (08:00) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Hard Water Solutions, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions | By: admin

Ever since the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was passed by Congress back in 1974, many of our nation’s drinking water concerns have been alleviated.  There have been much stricter guidelines put into place that aim to protect the safety and integrity of our water supply.  Due to the tighter regulations, many water borne illnesses […]

The Many Threats to Drinking Water

27 September, 2012 (07:47) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water, Water Coolers, Water Safety | By: admin

Some we know about and others are more of a mystery – drinking water contaminants. There are too many to list, and too many factors to blame at once. While the United States may have some of the best drinking water in the world, we still have much room for improvement. While we know of […]

High Lead Levels Still Present

25 September, 2012 (07:52) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water, Water Safety | By: admin

If you live in an older home and learned that there could be a chance it was increasing your exposure to lead in drinking water, would you up and move? Most people wouldn’t. But, many people would take the opportunity to find a product that would eliminate the exposure and risks to lead and provide […]

Still Drinking Stinky Water

28 March, 2012 (06:22) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water, Water Coolers | By: admin

How many weeks has it been? Oh, we’re talking six MONTHS now?  Yes, that’s how long LA’s water has had that strange musty taste and smell. They projected that it would be over in a matter of weeks, but we’re stretching on to half a year already. Water authorities claim that the purely-aesthetic problem with […]

Questions about Fracking? The Answer is Probably “I Don’t Know”

26 March, 2012 (09:31) | Drinking Water, Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Uncategorized, Water, Water Coolers, Water Safety | By: admin

Pennsylvania, Wyoming, and Colorado have been in the national news a lot with water problems resulting from gas and oil companies using a drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Did you know we here in California are also using, and have been using, fracking for a long time, too? While industry leaders claim that […]