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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 is the LCRR?

What Are the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR)?

Learn about the revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCRR) and its impact on removing lead from drinking water. Explore improvements like lead service line replacements, increased water quality sampling, rigorous...

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Best water test 2024 - Tap Score

The Best Water Testing Kits of 2024

The 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,...

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Lead in drinking Water Explained

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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how do i test my well water?

How Do I Test My Well Water in a Lab?

As a well owner, your drinking water is your responsibility. Getting your well water tested in a certified lab is the best way to get a clear picture of your...

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Guide to Shock Chlorination for Private Wells

Shock Chlorination: Quick Guide to Disinfecting Your Well Water

Shock chlorination is an affordable solution for bacterial contamination in well water. While we recommend having a professional perform the service, we've prepared a detailed guide should you want to...

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quick guide to septic tanks and well water

Quick Guide: Protecting Well Water Through Proper Septic Tank Care

Have you had your septic system inspected lately? Proper upkeep of your septic system and the quality of your home’s drinking water are often interrelated. Read on to learn how everyday decisions...

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What To Do About Acidic Well Water

What To Do About Acidic Well Water

Acidic well water is a relatively common issue among well owners. But what does it mean to have acidic well water? And should you be concerned? Read more to find...

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