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Radioactivity in Drinking Water

Is My Water Radioactive?

Radioactivity–it can cause irreparable damage to your body that stays hidden for years, or even across generations. Here's a guide to help you understand what radiation really is, what the...

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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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Radon Gas at Home

Radon Gas at Home

You can’t see it. You can’t taste it. You can’t smell it. Radon gas is a silent threat affecting 1 in 15 homes across the U.S., killing thousands every year....

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How Do You Fix Radon in Water?

How Do You Fix Radon in Water?

Radon is a silent threat. You can’t see it. You can’t taste it. You can’t smell it. However, it affects approximately 1 in every 15 homes in the U.S. at...

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Why Is Uranium In Drinking Water?

Why Is Uranium In Drinking Water?

Did you know that–despite popular belief–the dangers of uranium contamination in water mostly come from the toxic chemical effects of the heavy metal accumulation? Here's a quick guide to explain the concerns...

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