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PFAS in Drinking Water…. You Can Test YOUR Water for Them Easily

By | August 2, 2019

In today’s post we would like to introduce you to a company that offers testing for PFAS in drinking water and promises roughly a 2-week turnaround time for testing… plus free shipping of the kit to customers and of customers’ water samples to the…

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Radium in Groundwater… Where is it a Problem?

By | July 23, 2019

Sometimes news coverage does not quite cover the extent of some water quality issues in the United States.  One water quality problem affecting a lot more Americans that many of us suspect is a little radioactive devil named Radium.
Why shoul…

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Watching Out for Heat Related Illnesses

By | July 19, 2019

Current weather forecast to a goo percentage of the United States:
Hot Hot HOT… with a strong probability of HHHOOOTTT!
With that said, everyone PLEASE take care to properly hydrate and occasionally cool off during the brutal heat assault man…

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Question: What is the simplest water filter I can buy?

By | July 17, 2019

Here’s a question we hear often: “What is the simplest water filter I can buy?”
We got asked that question, again, just the other day and it once again shocked us that someone would first think of simplicity rather than efficiency and effectivenes…

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How to Build a Better… Bath???

By | July 17, 2019

In the mood for a… BATH?
Who doesn’t love a nice bath surrounded by warm water, your favorite scented soap, a few soft scented candles, some skin-abusing chlorine, and wait, WHAT?
Kind of ruined the fantasy, right? Well fear not, friends, becaus…

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Avoiding & Preventing Getting Sick from… Cryptosporidium

By | July 16, 2019

Warm weather woes… include swimming and frolicking in cool, refreshing swimming pools.
Wait, what? How is that a PROBLEM?!?!?
Well, I’ll tell you: SOME people just DON’T understand a little ‘bug’ called Cryptosporidium, abbreviated as Crypto a…

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Industrial Test Systems 480042 SenSafe John’s Copper Test: “Is there a color key to match to on the bottle?”

By | July 15, 2019

Over the weekend we got asked the following question about SenSafe John’s Copper Test Strips (MPN 480042):

“Is there a color key to match to on the bottle?”

Yes, this product comes with a color chart on the outside of the bottle. To…

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Nitrates in Drinking Water: “Where do nitrates in drinking water come from?”

By | July 15, 2019

We recently received the following question regarding nitrates in drinking water:

“Where do nitrates in drinking water come from and are they harmful?”

Typical sources of nitrate contamination include, but are in no way limited to, natur…

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Warmer Weather Means Something to Pool Owners

By | June 3, 2019

Warmer weather means something for pool owners… BESIDES getting to enjoy their backyard oasis more.It also means evaporation. As pool water warms it also evaporates quicker so keep an eye on the water level because if water dips below the skimmer lin…

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Take 15% Off Propur Shower Filters Until April 30th, 2019!

By | April 18, 2019

Around this time of year weather forecasters often say things like, “There’s a 15% chance of spring showers this afternoon…”
Well, WE have something similar to say: “Save 15% on shower filters by ProPur from now until the end of April with disc…

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