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Chlorine and Chloramine as Water Disinfection
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Chlorine and Chloramine: Two Ways to Disinfect

Chlorine and chloramine are both used as disinfectants in drinking water. Read on to learn about the differences and how the disinfection byproducts formed through the use of chloramine differ...

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Water service boundary project by SimpleLab

How to Access the First Map of US Water Utilities

The majority of states do not provide (or even monitor) which water systems serve which areas! SimpleLab decided to do something about this problem–and while what we’ve released is a...

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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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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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What's In My City Water?

What Is In My City Tap Water?

While there are a lot of great resources regarding water quality reports, the only sure-fire way to really know what’s in your water is to test it yourself. That’s where...

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Chlorine and Chloramine as Water Disinfection

Chlorine and Chloramine: Two Ways to Disinfect

Chlorine and chloramine are both used as disinfectants in drinking water. Read on to learn about the differences and how the disinfection byproducts formed through the use of chloramine differ...

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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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What Happens to Stagnant Water in a Vacant Building?

What Happens to Stagnant Water in a Vacant Building?

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...

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What are haloacetic acids?

Do Water Filters Remove Haloacetic Acids?

Water treatment is essential for protecting us from waterborne diseases, but disinfectants like chlorine can lead to dangerous byproducts in your home’s water called haloacetic acids (HAA5). In this piece,...

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