Archive For The “Water” Category

Does Freezing Water Make It Safe to Drink?

By | August 10, 2015

We recently received an inquiry from a young scholar named ‘Bailey’ who asked, “In science class we learned that boiling water kills the bugs in water and makes it ok to drink. Does freezing it make ice safe to eat?” In a word, NO. Freezing water does not make it safe for human consumption because […]

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Win a WaterSafe Science Project Water Test Kit from Water Testing Blog

By | November 14, 2014

Register from now until the end of the month for chances to win a free WaterSafe Science Fair Project Water Test Kit from Water Testing Blog and the Water Test Kit Store! No purchase required! Simply answer a simple question and share the contest on social media for your chances to win! Instructions: Sign into […]

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Water Test Kit Store (www.WaterTestKitStore.com)

By | February 9, 2014

Looking for simple water tests for well water? Drinking water? Pool water? If so, then definitely take a look at the brand new Water Test Kit Store operated by the same folks responsible for the Water Testing Blog. They carry well-known water test strip brands like SenSafe, WaterWorks, Arsenic Quick, and Pool Check.

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Are You Drinking Enough Water?

By | October 31, 2013

Drinking a healthy amount of clean water each day helps stave off negative health effects of dehydration and may, if done right, also help to reduce a person’s daily caloric intake, as well. Austin Springs Glass Water Bottles Some negative effects of not enough water in a person’s diet include developing of excess body fat, […]

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Important Information About Listeria

By | October 31, 2013

Ordinarily we discuss contaminants that affect water supplies but today, in light of the recent recall of around 22,000 pounds of meat as a result of possible Listeria contamination, we decided to digress a talk a bit about Listeria. Hey, if the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) says millions of people each year in the […]

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Hydrogen Sulfide or Methane in Well Water

By | October 30, 2013

recently we received a request from ‘Nick’ regarding hydrogen sulfide and methane in his well water. Nick asked, “My 316′ water well has started producing gas along with water. My guess is that it is either methane or hydrogen sulfide. I have purchased your HS test online and wonder if you test for methane.” Hydrogen […]

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Untrained Contract Labor Cleaning Up Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Site?

By | October 25, 2013

Just when WE thought things could not get WORSE at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan, we read an article that mentioned the following unsettling circumstances at the site: The job of cleaning up the radioactive mess at Fukushima has found its way into the hands not of TEPCO (Tokyo Electric) employees, but […]

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Halloween Safety Tips from FroggWear’s Halloween Site

By | October 25, 2013

Believe it or not, we do not read ONLY about water quality, water testing, and water-related articles and studies. Every great once in a while we branch out and read other stuff and last night we came across an article that gave a list of practical Halloween Safety Tips from the CDC (Centers for Disease […]

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Coca-Cola EKOCENTER Prototype Released in South Africa

By | October 24, 2013

OK, so what does this post have to do with water, especially given the fact that the makers of Coca-Cola have their sticky (sugary) fingers involved somehow? Quite simply, the EKOCENTER kiosks, as their inventors named them, spring forth from a 20-ft shipping container to provide water-poor, impoverished regions of the world with safe, clean […]

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110 Gallons of Radioactive Water Leaked Into the Pacific Ocean

By | October 15, 2013

Bored of news about problems at the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor? Too bad! The bad news just keeps flowing out of that place… in a similar manner to the way in which radioactive water keeps flowing out of that place! DX-1 Personal Radiation MonitorAKA: ‘Geiger Counter’ A (not-so) recent (anymore) report from the contaminated reactor site […]

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