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Common Tap Score Report Terms: What Do They Mean?

The environment, the infrastructure, and the plumbing of your home can all have major effects on the water you drink, cook with, and bathe in. Subsequently, understanding water quality can...

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What do the units on a water quality report mean?

How To Interpret Water Testing Units

Water contaminants are measured using a variety of units depending on what fits best. From PPM to CFU/mL to pCi/L–we know it can be confusing. Read on to learn how...

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Why does my drain smell bad?

Why Does My Drain Smell?

Have you ever walked into your home and been greeted by an utterly unpleasant smell coming from one of your drains? While stinky drains are certainly unwanted, the good news...

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How does water quality impact baking?

Why Is Water Quality Important in Baking?

As both an art and a science, baking brings together seemingly simple ingredients through chemical reactions to create something new and delicious. Water is behind all the natural chemical reactions...

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Is My Water Ruining My Hair?

Is My Water Ruining My Hair?

Suffering from dry, brittle, or even green tinted hair? While water is often treated to a baseline standard for human consumption, there is still a lot of variability in water...

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Why Is My Water Cloudy?

Why Is My Water Cloudy?

White, cloudy water coming out of the tap? There are a few causes of cloudy water. Some are harmless, but others can pose health threats if not treated. We’ve broken...

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Arsenic and Water Treatment

Arsenic and Water Treatment

While arsenic is regulated in water systems, the EPA maximum contaminant level is actually higher than concentrations suspected to be harmful to health. If you want to remove arsenic from...

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Ion Exchange

How Does Ion Exchange Work?

Water treatment can be confusing. With the ever-growing list of potential contaminants making their way into drinking water, it's hard to know which is the best system for you. In...

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How to Read Chlorine Test Strips

How to Read Chlorine Test Strips

Chlorine test strips can quickly tell you how much chlorine is in a sample of water, but sometimes, understanding these seemingly simple results can be tricky.

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