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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Bleach Water Testing in Daycare and Childcare Facilities

By | April 9, 2019

Surfaces and toys in childcare and daycare facilities see an awful lot of contact over the course of a day and must get wiped down with sanitizing and disinfecting solutions frequently. Did you know that in some states laws require the facilities to te…

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Difference Between Arsenic Quick & Arsenic Low Range Quick

By | October 9, 2018

We recently head from ‘JL’ who asked, “What us the difference between low range quick test and quick test for well water for arsenic? What do you suggest I use for my well water. I have used the quick test before but do not know the difference.”
G…

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How Much Chlorine is too Much Chlorine?

By | September 7, 2018

Earlier this week ‘Justy’ asked, “Our water got tested by a guy trying to sell us a water filtration system for our home and he did a bunch of tests.  One test showed we had way too much chlorine he said and is that true?  The number he re…

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Arsenic Test Kits for Community Testing?

By | September 7, 2018

Earlier today we received an email from ‘Irma’ asking, “I see your small test kits have only 5 tests.  We want to do a neighborhood wide testing program but getting it all done will take a while.  Does the 100-test version have shelf-life lon…

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Where Did the MTBE Come From?

By | June 27, 2018

This morning we received an email from ‘Mandy’ asking, ”
We had our water tested recently and the results said we have MTBE in our water.  We have well water and do not know where it came from.  Where DID it come from?”

Thank you, …

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