Chlorinated Water Problems

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Does your water taste like a pool? Do you live in a town or city? Your water is probably chlorinated. Why Is Water Chlorinated? Water is chlorinated to treat it, helping kill bacteria and other pathogens. It eliminates diseases and in the right proportions is great for keeping communities safe. However, does the water you… Read more »

Fluoridated Water

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Do you live in a city or town that puts fluoride in their water? Are you concerned about the health effects of drinking fluoridated water, or do you desire fluoride to be in you water? Perhaps you heard it is poisonous or listened to people say it is great for your health. The debate can… Read more »

Effects of Hard Water

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Calcified Showerhead - Kinetico Martin Water

Have you ever noticed water spots, scum, or mineral stains on your dishes? Perhaps, while showering, you realize that half of your shower head is clogged by strange, white build-up. If any of these descriptions describe your life, you most likely have hard water. What is Hard Water and Soft Water? Hard water, unlike soft… Read more »

Rotten Egg Smell

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Rotten Egg Smell - Women with Disgusted Face

Have you ever gotten a whiff of rotten egg smell when pouring water into your cup? It’s a terrible experience. That rotten egg smell originates from Hydrogen Sulfide. Origin of Hydrogen Sulfide Hydrogen Sulfide is a gas that reeks like rotten eggs. Hydrogen Sulfide is produced naturally by bacteria and decomposing plants or animals. However,… Read more »

Corrosive Water

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Corroding pipe - corrosive water

Have you ever returned from vacation to a leaking pipe? Maybe you have seen blue-green staining in your sinks and toilets.  Or maybe your water heaters do not last as long they did at your previous residence.  If this is something that you can relate to there is a good chance the problem lies with… Read more »

Chlorine And Chloramines

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Danger Chlorine - Chlorine and Chloramines

It is summer time! It’s time to enjoy the smell of cook-outs, the warmth of the sun, and the delight of chlorinated pools. Chlorine and chloramines serve as effective water disinfectants, but are they safe for you to drink? Where is Chlorine or Chloramine Used? For decades the EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, has regulated municipal… Read more »