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What Is Reverse Osmosis (RO)?

What Is Reverse Osmosis (RO)?

A detailed explanation for the type of water filtration you’ve probably heard most about, and for a good reason–reverse osmosis (RO) treats more contaminants than almost any other filter. Tap...

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What Can You Do About PFAS in Your Water?

What Can You Do About PFAS in Your Water?

PFAS, also called "forever chemicals", have become a major talking point in recent years, and for good reason. These emerging contaminants are extremely persistent once in the environment, but there...

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Is my water filter working?

How Do I Know If My Water Filter Is Working?

Residential water filtration products will claim to remove different contaminants from your water, but how do you know they’re working? The only way to truly know is to test your...

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What are haloacetic acids?

Do Water Filters Remove Haloacetic Acids?

Water treatment is essential for protecting us from waterborne diseases, but disinfectants like chlorine can lead to dangerous byproducts in your home’s water called haloacetic acids (HAA5). In this piece,...

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Is there aluminum in drinking water?

Should You Filter Drinking Water For Aluminum?

Aluminum is considered a sustainable alternative to plastic, but has some ties to serious neurological disorders like Alzheimer's Disease. In this Tips for Taps piece, we ask (and answer), "Is...

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Is A Shower Filter Necessary?

Is A Shower Filter Necessary?

While we talk a lot about drinking water, it's not the only way we are exposed to potential contaminants. Showering is another way we encounter many hazards lurking in water....

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Stinky Water: Your Odor Guide

Stinky Water: Your Odor Guide

Whether it stinks like rotten eggs or bleach, smelly water might have you worried. The exact cause of water odors can be challenging to determine. Therefore, we have created a...

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