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How Do I Test My Well Water in a Lab?

How Do I Test My Well Water in a Lab?

How do you go about testing your well water in a laboratory? Here's your complete overview to testing your private well.

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POE Versus POU Water Treatment

POE Versus POU Water Treatment

Buying a home water treatment system gives you more control over your own quality, but knowing the difference between point-of-entry (POE) or point-of-entry (POU) can help you find the best...

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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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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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Where is My Drinking Water From?

Where is My Drinking Water From?

We write a lot about water–how it smells, how it tastes, and primarily, what’s in it. For those of you who test water with us, we write about how your...

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Why Is My RO Water Filter Leaking?

Why Is My RO Water Filter Leaking?

Do you have a reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment system? Is it not working properly? Read this super-quick guide to help you determine why your drinking water filter is leaking...

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Shock Chlorination: How to Get Rid of Bacteria in Your Well Water

Shock Chlorination: How to Get Rid of Bacteria in Your Well Water

In this instructional guide to Shock Chlorination, the water experts at SimpleLab give you a clear and dependable method for treating your drinking water to remove coliform, E. coli, and...

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The Drinking Water Taste Guide

The Drinking Water Taste Guide

We've addressed strange colored water, odd smelling water, and now it’s time to investigate what it means if your water tastes funny. Whether it’s salty, moldy, or metallic tasting–the taste of...

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