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New York Times’ Wirecutter has named Tap Score the “best water quality test kit for your home”. Tap Score testing not only offers accurate results for over 1000+ contaminants, but also includes easy-to-understand reports, explanations of potential health risks, unbiased treatment recommendations, and unparalleled support.

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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 are a variety of options for removing PFAS from your drinking water at home. Learn which filters work best.

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You might assume that once a chemical is found to be toxic, it gets regulated and products swap the chemical out for safer options. However, a substitution chemical can be just as toxic or even more toxic than the chemical it is replacing. This is the story of GenX–the toxic PFAS alternative.

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PFAS have been present in consumer goods for 70+ years, though PFAS exposures through food and water only became a topic of research 20 years ago. Thus, methods for analyzing PFAS in drinking water are still being developed. In this piece, we answer the most common questions our customers ask about PFAS testing.

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California wildfires have previously led to toxic contamination in local drinking water. Boiling advisories, filters, and smell tests are not enough to protect residents. What can you do to ensure your water is safe after these tragically destructive events?

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Your water's appearance, smell, and taste are often important clues to finding potential hazards. In this piece, we’ll go over sense-based signs that can help guide you to the source of the problem.

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In this piece we zero in on two common forms of inorganic arsenic: arsenic III and arsenic V. While these two forms of arsenic do have some things in common, they have some very important differences when it comes to treatment and removal from tap water. Read on to learn more.

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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 on. While there is currently no standard for safely reopening a building, this guide to flushing fixtures before using inactive plumbing can help keep you safe.

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