Water Quality

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4 Lifestyle Benefits of Installing a Water Softener

You notice every day. Your laundry isn’t as white as it used to be, the dishes have white marks that need to be scrubbed off again, and it’s going to take a miracle to convince your friends that the dry, straw-like substance growing out of your head is going to become the latest hairstyle trend. … Continued

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Water Quality in the Twin Cities VS Surrounding Suburbs

No two cities have the same quality of water. Everything from the water source to the treatment process creates difference. In Minneapolis for example, the sole source of water supply is the Mississippi River,whereas suburbs will usually get water from private wells. Meanwhile, water treatment facility budgets are determined by city regulators. Larger cities like Minneapolis … Continued

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How Does Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration Work?

Chances are you’re familiar with the concept of water filtration. You may have a Brita pitcher in your refrigerator or a filter on your kitchen faucet. But what is a reverse osmosis water filtration system and why might you want one? Essentially, a reverse osmosis water filter system works by breaking down water molecules and … Continued

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Coming April 16th, 2015 – New Changes for Water Heaters

Major changes are coming for water heaters. On April 16, 2015, updates to the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) will take effect. These new requirements mandate higher energy factor ratings on most gas, electric, and oil water heaters. Here are some common questions and answers, and what it could mean for your home and wallet. … Continued

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Bill Gates Drinks Sewer Water: How One Machine Could Change the World

It may not be your first choice for quenching your thirst, but in developing countries, a special machine that turns sewage into drinkable water and electricity could change the lives of billions. Around the world, there are over 2.5 billion people who don’t have access to sanitary and safe drinking water. Recently, engineers at a … Continued

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What Is Causing My Low Water Pressure?

It’s the end of the night and time to wash dishes; you go to turn on the faucet and barely anything comes out. Don’t panic, what you’re experiencing is low water pressure and it affects millions of Americans each year. Luckily for you there are ways to solve this, and identifying what is causing the … Continued

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RPZ Valve Test: What Is It And Why Do You Need One?

Water is normally maintained at a specific pressure to determine water to flow from the tap, shower head, and other valves. When that pressure falls, there is an unexpected high demand on the water system that can reduce pressure in the pipes and cause polluted water from the ground, storage or other sources to dangerously … Continued

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Water Filtration Systems: The Benefits of Carbon Filters

Rotten eggs, chemicals, and metal—are those things you want associated with your water supply? Have you looked into ways to ensure that you have the cleanest, purest, and best tasting water possible? If you are someone that values the quality of your water but is working on a budget, or don’t want to instal a … Continued

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Where Does Your Water Come From & Do You Need a Water Filtration System?

According to recent UNICEFF estimates, more than 768 million people still use unsafe drinking sources. Fortunately, this isn’t something we as Americans consider when turning on the tap. But just how safe is our water? The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) carefully researched and documented drinking water systems from 19 U.S cities, and found not … Continued

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Do You Need a Water Filtration System?

  There are many different kinds of water filtration systems on the market today. How are you supposed to go about picking one that fits your particular needs? And is it really necessary? Water filtration systems provide all kinds of benefits. Obviously they are more eco-friendly due to their contribution to waste reduction produced from … Continued