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What To Do About Acidic Well Water

A common issue that you may uncover when you get your well water tested is that it’s acidic. But what does it mean to have acidic well water? And how...

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What To Do About Acidic Well Water

What To Do About Acidic Well Water

A common issue that you may uncover when you get your well water tested is that it’s acidic. But what does it mean to have acidic well water? And how...

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Lab Tests vs. Test Strips—What’s The Best Water Test For You in 2022?

Lab Tests vs. Test Strips—What’s The Best Water Test For You in 2022?

With so many water test options available though, making the right decision can be a daunting task. In this crash course we’ll be covering the two most popular water test...

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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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Sulfur Smells: Why Does My Water Stink Like Rotten Eggs?

Sulfur Smells: Why Does My Water Stink Like Rotten Eggs?

Have you ever turned on your faucet and been met with the smell of rotten eggs? The culprit is sulfur. While it’s definitely a nuisance, this unpleasant smell is not usually...

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Wildfire and Water Quality: VOC Contamination

Wildfires and Water Quality: VOC Contamination

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...

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Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water

What Are VOCs and Are They in Your Drinking Water?

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are everywhere. From industry, agriculture, transportation, and everyday household products–once VOCs contaminate drinking water, they can be hard to remove. Learn what VOCs are, how to detect them, the health risks, and...

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Well Maintenance Calendar: How to Care For Your Water Year-Round

Well Maintenance Calendar: How to Care For Your Water Year-Round

As the seasons change so should your well maintenance routine. Different weather patterns affect water quality in a variety of ways. Testing your water during certain times of the year...

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Arsenic III in water

How to Treat Arsenic III in Water

In this second part of a two part series on the differences between various oxidative states of arsenic in water, we take a closer look at arsenic III. Read on to...

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