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The Ultimate Tap Water Odor Guide

The Ultimate Tap Water Odor Guide

Sometimes, tap water can carry odors that make you second guess your water quality. In this ultimate guide to smelly water, we'll cover all the stinks and their sources so...

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What is 5th liter sampling?

LCRR: Improving Lead Sampling Through the 5th Liter Requirement

The primary contributor to lead in drinking water is the lead service line (LSL) typically found underneath older homes and/or in cities that haven’t invested in major infrastructural overhauls. The...

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Lead Testing in Child Care Centers - California

Lead Testing In Child Care Centers: What You Need to Know

It’s no secret the U.S. is grappling with a lead crisis. Aging piping infrastructure and decreased public funding have left millions of Americans grappling with dangerous lead levels in their...

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Scaling and Corrosion in Water

Scale, Corrosion, and Plumbing—What You Should Know

In this informative blog post, we’ll be focusing on two of the major processes that can impact your pipes: corrosion and scaling. What are they? How are they related? And...

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What Happens to Stagnant Water in a Vacant Building?

What Happens to Stagnant Water in a Vacant Building?

From temporary shutdowns like those related to COVID-19 to seasonal occupancy, long periods of reduced water use can lead to a variety of potential hazards when turning the tap back...

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Is Plastic Piping Safe?

Is Plastic Piping Safe?

The pipes that carry your tap water come in a variety of materials–from lead to copper to plastic. With lead piping now illegal and copper piping very expensive, that brings...

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Pink Slime in faucets and sink guide

What Is the Pink Slime in My Bathroom?

If you’ve ever noticed pink slime or residue form around your sink or shower, along the rim of your toilet, or even inside your pet’s water dish–you’re not alone. In...

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Black gunk on faucest and fixtures - Explanation

What’s The Black Gunk on My Fixtures?!

Black residue on faucets and fixtures is a very common problem and we’re here to answer some of the most common questions about what causes black slime, is it dangerous,...

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