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Should I Boil My Water Before Drinking?
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Is Boiled Water Pure?

You may have heard that boiling your water will make it safer to drink. However, it’s important to know the facts about boiling your water before switching on the stove....

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Health Effects of PFAS

The Health Effects of PFAS

PFAS (also known as "forever chemicals") are creating a modern-day “public health crisis”, and we are still discovering the full extent of their health effects. Read on for a summary...

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What Is a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)?

What Is a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)?

It’s undeniable that knowing what’s in your water is, at the very least, prudent. In fact, we think it’s crucial. There are lot of great resources out there that that...

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Microplastics in Drinking Water

Are Microplastics in My Drinking Water?

Almost all of the plastic ever manufactured is still on earth! What is more – plastic doesn't ever fully disappear. Plastic breaks down into tiny bits that enter water bodies...

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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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How SimpleLab Built City Water Project

How SimpleLab Built City Water Project

Over the last year, SimpleLab built the City Water Project (CWP). CWP is an online data tool bringing together tens-of-millions of water quality results across the United States

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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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Testing with Tap Score is Easy

Testing with Tap Score is Easy

Sending a sample to a lab for analysis can reveal immensely valuable information about your water. With the great power of analytical lab testing, comes the responsibility (and benefit) of...

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Tap Score Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Tap Score Quality Assurance and Quality Control

To ensure the consistency and dependability of the Tap Score testing service, while operating on a swift time frame, we have implemented a number of important quality assurance and control...

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