Category: Drinking Water

Are the PFAS Forever Chemicals Actually Forever?

One of the challenges with drinking water safety is that “clear” water isn’t necessarily an indicator that the water is “clean.” From microscopic parasites to dangerous metals like lead, your tap water could have more problems than you’d expect. The issue of PFAS forever chemicals in water is just another item on the list. Fortunately, […]

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3 Signs Your RO Water Filter Needs to Be Swapped Out

There are certain maintenance issues that are easy to remember. For example, most of us know when it’s time to change the oil in our car. Or we might have reminders for swapping out the air filter for our home’s HVAC system. Remembering to change your RO water filter can be another matter. But when […]

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Calming Effects of Hydration for Children

It’s hard to ignore the effects of severe dehydration. You’re extremely thirsty, and your mouth is probably dry. You might feel lightheaded or more tired than usual. We know that being dehydrated is uncomfortable, but we must remember that the consequences of dehydration can start even before those physical symptoms kick in. Your mood can […]

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What Makes a Drinking Fountain Safe?

Having safe water fountains should always be a top priority for public health. We all need to stay hydrated, and public fountains help ensure that everyone has access to drinking water wherever they are. Unfortunately, the fountains we currently see installed may be doing more harm than good. Is Your Public Water Fountain Safe? While […]

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Common Misconceptions Between Hard and Soft Water

With all the contradicting information at our fingertips, it’s easy to get lost in the endless stream of contradicting information. We’re going to set the record straight today and help you get the facts on hard and soft water! Myth: Rainwater must be hard, because it’s untreated. Truth: Rainwater, as it falls, is naturally soft! […]

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5 Ways to Get Kids to Drink More Water

Water is one of the most important things you can put into your body, so your child must have enough water in their diet. So how much water should your child be drinking? The recommended daily amount is 5 glasses (1 liter) for 5 to 8-year-olds, 7 glasses (1.5 liters) for 9 to 12-year-olds, and […]

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Hydration and Cognitive Focus

Water is a part of our everyday lives, so much so that we have a tendency to take it for granted, but being mindful and taking advantage of all that clean water has to offer can have an astounding effect on our overall health in many different ways. Proper Hydration What is proper hydration? Some […]

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Child Attention Span Reflected in Drinking Water

When a short attention span is causing trouble, it might be time to look beyond hunger distractions. Clean drinking water matters just as much as a good breakfast. Our kids need both to really tackle each day with confidence. Child Attention Span and Hydration There are lots of studies that show how drinking water can […]

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Cheers! How Water Can Boost Company Morale

You don’t usually need complicated incentive programs to give your company morale a boost. Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective. Just take the idea of a micro-break, an optional 5- to 10-minute respite that employees can take anytime they need. Feeling frazzled or overwhelmed at work doesn’t do us any good. But a short […]

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What Makes Reverse Osmosis Filtration Work, Anyway?

For truly safe water, reverse osmosis filtration is the way to go. Because although the water treatment plant has multiple stages of filtration, our municipal water isn’t always as clean as you’d like. Chlorine disinfectants and hard water minerals are still left in our water even after it’s been “filtered.” (Not to mention the lead […]

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