Drinking Water

The water coming from your faucet shouldn’t have any weird odors, and you definitely don’t want it to have a funky taste. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Even water that’s deemed safe by the treatment plant can still have some undesirable characteristics. Issues regarding water...

The green muck found in certain bodies of water is becoming a bigger problem in recent years. Algae spreads fast, and as it does, it can add cyanotoxins into the water. Everything from murky ponds in the woods, to our local water supply can be...

Healthy fads come and go, but if one thing is constant, it’s water. Staying hydrated does a world of good for our minds and bodies. Yet, all too often, we’re dehydrated without realizing it! Sipping on water throughout the day shouldn’t feel like a chore...

How you design your home says a lot about your personality and lifestyle. Maybe you love supporting environmental causes, local food, and have a great system for recycling. Or perhaps you’re more cutting edge and like to invest in the latest tech, all while keeping...

With concerns about safe school water rising in recent years, we were really happy to hear from St. Monica Catholic School last fall. As a leader in school health and wellness, they wanted to make sure the water in their facility was top-notch and tasty. About...

Water plays a big (and often overlooked) role in the kitchen. Every pot of pasta, couscous, and rice requires water for cooking. But when it comes to the culinary arts, tap water won’t cut it. A handy RO filter can help give your kitchen a...

A resolution to drink more water is a smart (and easy) way to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. But limiting your caffeine and sugar intake doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste. Water can still give your taste buds a treat. The best water infusion recipes will...

Reverse osmosis units have multiple filtration stages to remove even the toughest water contaminants. Chlorine, lead, and other heavy metals are essentially blocked from your tap—so you only get delicious drinking water. These filtration systems are extremely powerful, but they still need regular maintenance to...

Don’t be too quick to trust the pictures on the label. Bottled water comes from a variety of sources. Fancy packaging won’t exactly tell you the whole story. When you dig a little deeper, the real source of your bottled water might surprise you. Types of...

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a nice cup of tea, and with so many new varieties to choose from, it's easier than ever to find a personal favorite. The only problem though, is that different teas require different process for brewing. When you follow...