The Importance of Drinking Water

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The nectar of life, water, sustains us all. Without it, humanity would turn to dust in a manner of days. Arguably, clean drinking water may be one of the most salient investments anyone can make. Here are three reasons why clean drinking water is so important. Nourishment It may seem painfully obvious that water is… Read more »

Dangers of Lead Water

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Sick girl in bed - dangers of lead water

Calling the ambulance, left arm completely numb, John breaks out into a cold sweat. His blood pressure, left unchecked for years, climaxed, leading to his heart’s downfall. Drinking lead contaminated water for years, John nearly lost his life.   Signs of Lead Lead, by the human senses, is undetectable. Unless you get your water tested… Read more »

Dangerous Bacteria

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          Doubled over a bucket, fever at about 102 degrees Fahrenheit, and chills running down his spine, a man with E. coli wishes he wasn’t sick. E. coli is a very unpleasant bacterium to be infected with. It can leave someone stuck in their house for a week or in extreme cases dead. This man… Read more »

Learning and Hydration

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It’s that time of year again. The time when your little girl turns into a big kid on her first day of school or your young man runs off to college to earn his degree. At any age or grade level hydration is very important for learning. Learning and Hydration Our brains consist of roughly… Read more »

Staying Hydrated in the Heat

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August is here and that means it is prime time for beach trips, hiking adventures, and enjoying the great outdoors. It also means the sweltering hot sun will be around. Going outside can be a lot of fun, but when the sun takes its toll, our bodies will begin to dehydrate. The key to a… Read more »

Reverse Osmosis System

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Kinetico - Drinking water station and systems at Martin Water Conditioning

  There are many drinking water filtration systems in the world ranging from activated carbon filters to ultraviolet systems. Deciding on the best option for your home can be difficult and challenging. It can be a decision you spend weeks or months pondering. Is there a drinking water filtration system out there that stands out… Read more »

Dangerous PFOA

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Smoke - Dangerous PFOA

Have you ever used a non-stick frying pan or other Teflon products? Teflon is a very useful product due to its slippery surface and chemical inertness making it great for cooking, industrial production, and waterproof clothing. However, before 2015, many companies used PFOA to produce Teflon products allowing the chemical to find its way into… Read more »

Spot Free Rinse

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Spot Free Rinse Have you ever washed your vehicle on a nice sunny day and when you were all done went inside your house for a glass of refreshing lemonade as you waited for your vehicle to dry? It can be a very relaxing experience, but such an experience can be ruined by white water… Read more »

Is Hard Water Safe to Drink?

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Damaged faucet and water pipe - is hard water safe to drink?

If you have discovered a white ring around your faucet or white spots on your dishes, you probably have hard water. Pouring your next glass of water may give you pause as you wonder what you’re drinking. More importantly, you may wonder whether the water you’re drinking is safe. What Is Hard Water? As water… Read more »

Water Smells Like Sulfur

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Water Smells Like Sulfur Have you ever smelled a rotten egg before? It’s not only unpleasant, it’s actually rather off-putting. If you ever come across this smell in your water, the culprit is Hydrogen Sulfide. Don’t panic if you have found this stench. The gas is not toxic. It’s just a nuisance and it has… Read more »