chlorine Tag

We all know how important it is to stay hydrated by drinking water, but sometimes it’s hard to get our kids to see eye-to-eye. And now that we’re in the summer months, there are even more reasons to value clean drinking water. If you’re worried about...

Taking a dip in the pool is synonymous with any summer day. But what happens when your hair care starts to get affected by chlorine? Dry, damaged locks are never any fun—whether you’re in the sun or not! Fortunately, there are some relatively simple fixes...

Water treatment plants in the United States have been using chlorine for more than a century. And as a disinfectant, chlorine works great. When it was first introduced to our municipal water supplies, it had a major impact on widespread disease. Cases of cholera dropped...

Nearly every water treatment facility in the United States relies on chlorine disinfection. It’s been an effective water treatment method for over one hundred years, but recent scientific developments are causing many people to have new questions. When we look back on chlorine’s history, the...

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...

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...

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...

Summer hydration is important for everyone—including our four-legged friends. Dogs and cats can get dehydrated just like humans. That’s why we’re extending our hydration post to talk about the best drinking water for pets. In particular, why is Fido lapping up toilet water? 1.  Their Main...

May 3-9 is National Drinking Water Week, so three cheers for those of you who are staying hydrated—Hip Hip Hooray! But is your “filtered” water doing you more harm than good? If you’re not careful with the type of filter you use, your water might...

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about chlorine since we posted our most recent edition of What’s in My Water? These FAQs are helping us continue the chlorination conversation! Why is there chlorine in my water? Chlorine is added to our municipal water supply to kill...