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Here’s the Scoop on Indianapolis Water Quality and Algae

Every season has a natural ebb and flow with new growth and decay, but some environmental impacts can upset that balance. Fertilizer runoff and other sources of nitrates work to speed up the spread of blue-green algae in our waterways. That’s greatly impacts the local wildlife, as well as our drinking water quality. Fortunately, there […]

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5 Water Contaminants with Health Risks for Children

Drinking water contaminants are a concern for everyone. No one wants microbial cysts or lead in their tap water, but it’s even more important to remove them for our children. Understanding the risk factors with unfiltered water and how to prevent them can help keep your young ones safely hydrated. Compared to adults, children are more susceptible to toxic […]

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Nitrate Water Contaminants and Blue Baby Syndrome

Just because your water is “clear” doesn’t mean it’s clean. Some drinking water contaminants are colorless and odorless—including nitrate. Excess nitrogen and nutrient pollution have been putting our water supplies at risk for decades. These tricky contaminants require more powerful filtration systems too. Fortunately, certain home water filters can help remove contaminants that the city’s […]

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