Treating water has been around for a very long time. In fact, water treatment dates back to 2000 BC. We knows this because the ancient Greek and Sanskrit (India) writings indicate that the use of heating water to help clean it. The know how to strain the water to remove sand and other granule materials…. Read more »

During a discussion of fresh water shortage, you may have heard someone mention, “Why don’t we just tow an iceberg?” Although, they may be trying to solve the problem of not having water, towing an iceberg is not the solution, at least not today. This is a common theory among people who want to prevent… Read more »

World Toilet Day was on November 19th and the international day declared by the United Nations objective was aimed to ‘break the taboo’ around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge. One of the main purposes of World Toilet Day is to create conversation about sanitation issues around the world. It is crazy… Read more »

Do you see yellow stains in the bottom of your toilet bowl or the bottom your bath tub? You may be a victim of high iron in your water. What you are seeing is the rust from the iron overload. What to do? If you are looking for a home remedy and Google, “rust and… Read more »

The U.S. Department of the Interior defines hard water at 1 to 3.5 grains per gallon of calcium and magnesium bicarbonates occurring naturally in the water. About 80 percent of the water in the United States is considered to be hard water. Hard water can be a threat to our appliances such as dishwashers, washing… Read more »

If you have a private drinking well, this is the perfect blog post for you. Does your family get their water from a private water well? Do you know if this is safe drinking? Are you feeling sick from drinking the water from your private water well? It is required that the U.S. Environmental Protection… Read more »

Water softeners are the most efficient way to remove hardness from water. Water softeners have two components; a brine tank to hold the salt and a resin tank to hold the resin. This can either be two separate units or one unit, such as an all in one softener, which will have the resin tank… Read more »

Summer is long gone and the kids are back in school. They are off to learn and expand their knowledge. Since we are all about water, we thought it would be cool to test your water knowledge! We have a few trivia questions and answers below. However, if you are looking to teach your kiddos… Read more »

It is a fact that humans need water to survive. We are advised to drink water before bed, as soon as we wake and throughout the day. We can quickly notice the effects of not drinking water such as a headache or fatigue. How many of glasses of water do you drink a day? If… Read more »

How often do you think about water issues? Perhaps, not very often and that is totally normal. Believe it or not, each state and county face their own water issues. The issues range from acid rain to mercury contamination. Thanks to The Center of Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems, or WaterCAMPWS,… Read more »