drinking water Tag

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...

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...

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...

Ever wonder if you’re actually washing your produce the “right” way? It’s easy to get spooked about foodborne illnesses, but will rinsing fruit and veggies even make that much of a difference? The truth is—it does! Plenty of food specialists have run tests to prove that you can...

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...

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...

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...

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...