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Is It Safe to Drink Your Water After a Hurricane?

How can hurricanes affect your water quality? With wind speeds up to 150 miles per hour, hurricanes blow over almost anything in their path, with short and long-term consequences for...

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Is It Safe to Drink Your Water After a Hurricane?

How can hurricanes affect your water quality? With wind speeds up to 150 miles per hour, hurricanes blow over almost anything in their path, with short and long-term consequences for...

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HPC Results - What Do They Mean?

What Do HPC Test Results Actually Mean?

While almost all pathogenic bacteria are heterotrophic, but not all heterotrophic bacteria are pathogenic. Subsequently, heterotrophic plate count (HPC) is an indicator of overall bacterial presence in your water, but...

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PUR Water Filters - What Do They Remove From Water?

What Do PUR Pitchers Filter Out?

With thousands of pitcher filters on the market and an intimidating mix of treatment options, it can be challenging to navigate the best filter for your water. To help consumers...

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Water Testing With Tap Score

Where Can I Get My Water Tested?

Water quality is a hot topic, but how do you know you're choosing the right test and who can analyze your water for you? Look here for certified water testing...

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What Do Brita Pitchers Filter Out  - SimpleLab Guide

What Do Brita Pitchers Filter Out?

Brita pitchers have become almost synonymous with safe drinking water. With thousands of pitcher filters on the market and an intimidating mix of treatment options, it is tempting to stick...

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What are NSF Certifications for Water Filters?

NSF Certifications Explained

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) is an independent product testing, inspection, and certification organization. One of the many functions of the NSF is to conduct testing and certification of water...

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When is water safe to swim in?

When Is It Safe to Swim?—Staying Healthy and Safe in Recreational Waters

Whether you’re going to your local swimming pool or whitewater rafting on a nearby river, it’s important to know that the water is safe before you get in. Read this...

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How Is Bottled Water Regulated?

How Is Bottled Water Regulated?

There is a widespread perception that bottled water is ‘pure’ and free of contaminants, due in part to misleading marketing, which compounds pre-existing distrust in tap water quality. While concern...

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