Author: indywater

When you know you have hard water and you’re ready to get a softener, the next step is figuring out how you want to use it. Should you buy your unit, or rent it? Knowing whether to buy or rent can be a lot more...

Backyards are fine places to pitch tents, but there are plenty of hiking trails and campsites around Indianapolis if you’re feeling a little more adventurous! One thing’s for sure though—don’t be a daredevil with your drinking water. For both overnight camping and longer treks, it’s...

Soap scum is that sticky white film around your sinks or in your bathroom. If you have hard water and you use bar soap in the shower, you’re bound to see soap scum buildup around your tub or a cloudy film on your shower door. You might...

Freshen up your Indianapolis water knowledge with our handy water word glossary! Understand these 12 water words, and you'll master the soft water and water filtration lingo like a pro. Activated Carbon This is the main ingredient of basic water filters. Pitcher filters use activated carbon to adsorb—or chemically attract—certain...

If you’re bothered by the taste and smell of chlorine in your home’s water, you might want to think about what else is going on. Using chlorinated water has other concerns for your home, too. We’re taking a behind-the-scenes look at how chlorine reacts with water-using...

Choosing a water system for your home can be tricky, but we’re here to help make each step crystal clear. There isn’t always an obvious choice for your new softener or filtration system because every family and every water line is different. That’s why the...

If your hair feels more brittle or damaged in the summer months, don’t be too quick to blame your blow dryer. Strange as it may sound, the real issue for dry hair comes down to what happens when your hair is wet. Washing your hair...

When you have the right water, setting up your new fish tank is easy—even for beginners! Understanding the difference between tap water and filtered water will help ensure that your fish have a healthy, happy life in their new home. Aquarium Cleaning Tips First, you’ve got to...

It seems so contradictory that the lands we treasure and protect as National Parks are full of disposable plastic water bottles. An estimated one-third of parks’ waste coming from these bottles. The fact that more and more parks and bottle-free organizations are are pushing for better water...

If you’re getting tired of your old Indy summer stomping grounds, check out some of our ideas. They’re all family-friendly and close to water so you can beat the heat—and your boredom—at the same time. Eagle Creek Park We can’t get enough of Eagle Creek in the...