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Posts tagged "radioactivity"

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 associated risks are, what types of radioactive elements are common in drinking water, and how they should be treated.

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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 to interpret units for measuring chemical, biological, radiological, and other contaminants that you may encounter on a water quality report.

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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. What is it, and what can you do about it? Read Tap Score's guide on radon gas to reduce your exposure to this silent toxic.

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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 a concentration above the recommended action level. But, there is some good news. Prevention and reduction of radon contamination have a simple solution. Find out how.

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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 of uranium contaminated water: where it comes from, what to look for, and what you can do about it.

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