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ultimate guide to discolored tap water

The Complete Guide to Discolored Tap Water

While changes to the color of your tap water can indicate different problems along the line, discolored water does not necessarily suggest your water is dangerous to drink. Read on...

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What Do Brita Pitchers Filter Out  - SimpleLab Guide

What Do Brita Pitchers Filter Out?

Brita pitchers have become almost synonymous with safe drinking water. With thousands of pitcher filters on the market and an intimidating mix of treatment options, it is tempting to stick...

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Are Microplastics in Drinking Water?

Are Microplastics in My Drinking Water?—The Ultimate Guide

Almost all of the plastic ever manufactured is still on earth! Degrading bit by bit into tiny particles, microplastics have contiued to spread throughout the environment—including drinking water sources. But...

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The Hidden Danger of Floods

The Hidden Danger of Floods

Beyond the immediate chaos and destruction of mass inundation, floods bring a host of other hazards. While suspended sewage and oil slicks are clear indications of contamination, it is always safest...

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Lead in Drinking Water: The Ultimate Guide

Lead in Drinking Water: The Ultimate Guide

In the Ultimate Guide to Lead, we explore this notoriously toxic heavy metal and its associated risks, sources of contamination and exposure potential, as well as how to test and...

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Best water test 2023 - Tap Score

The Best Water Testing Kits of 2024

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...

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Guide to Arsenic in Drinking Water

Arsenic in Drinking Water: Everything You Need to Know

Arsenic (As) is a naturally occurring metalloid that is toxic to human health. Read on to learn the different forms of arsenic, their sources and exposure potential, and how to test...

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Guide to Legionella in Drinking Water

Legionella in Drinking Water: What You Need to Know At Home or Away

Legionella is a bacteria that grows naturally in freshwater environments. But when it gets into water systems, it can become a real nuisance. Outbreaks of Legionella-caused illnesses are quite common,...

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