Author: indywater

A big pitcher of homemade lemonade isn’t only quick to make, it’s really easy to customize. Whether you want a spiked lemonade for the adults, a fruit-infused beverage for the kids, or just a clever twist on an old classic, these homemade lemonade recipes are...

Water usage always seems to spike in the summertime, but there are some easy ways to keep costs low even during the busy months. These top five tips (for using both outdoor and indoor water) can help homeowners curb water waste for good. So you...

Water can leave stains when it has high concentrations of certain minerals. So, depending on what’s in your water, you’ll probably see different colors. The white or green scale buildup on faucets and showerheads tends to come from  dissolved calcium and magnesium. The rust stains...

As the summer temperature rises, so does our reliance on water! It’s no surprise that daily water usage spikes during the warmer months—but did you know that it’s often as much as two or four times our regular amount? According to the EPA, an average...

As the largest climbing facility in the state, Hoosier Heights Indianapolis sees a lot of thirsty athletes. New climbers come for summer camps and classes, and day-passes let anyone climb to their heart’s content! Because most everyone who uses their climbing walls has a reusable...

We all know that water is good for our wellbeing—our bodies are made of about 60% water and staying hydrated helps us flush toxins, cushion our joints, and maintain a healthy weight. The same goes for our pets. Just like us two-legged people, dogs and...

Just because your water is “clear” doesn’t mean it’s clean. Some drinking water contaminants are colorless and odorless—including nitrate. Excess nitrogen and nutrient pollution have been putting our water supplies at risk for decades. These tricky contaminants require more powerful filtration systems too. Fortunately, certain...

Rain barrels are enjoying a new surge in popularity, and we’re so glad to see them making a comeback! Generations ago, harvesting rainwater was common practice. The recent drought prevention efforts have made water conservation methods and rainwater collection more and more mainstream. Rain barrels are just...

Water is vital to our health and very existence, but without the proper filtration it can damage our bodies. We get a lot of questions from our neighbors and customers relating to water contaminants. This week, we’re taking a look at pesticides in our drinking...

Indiana tap water comes in contact with a long list of contaminants during its journey to our homes. The water has to travel far, and it’s exposed to pollutants all along the way. The water source, local treatment plant, and even the pipes that bringing water to...