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Miami Could Be Under Water Soon

“We have a very delicate balance in a highly managed system. That balance is very likely to get upset by sea level rise,” said 71-year-old Douglas Yoder, who is deputy director of America’s water and sewer department. His job is to protect the country’s drinking water against the effects of climate change. While nobody knows…

Algae bloom and other water issues in Florida

A well-regarded water quality expert who studied pollution across the globe, Florida Sea Grant Director Karl Havens, told Miami Herald that he struggled to find information online when he heard about the deepening algae bloom in his own backyard in Lake Okeechobee. The algae bloom has been called a ‘deepening crisis that threatens to slime…
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The Effect of Hard Water on Your Laundry

Did you know that around 85% of water in America is considered hard? Many people assume that their county or city is treating their water, but the truth is that you may be consuming a lot of hard water if you have not tested your water and invested in a water softener. If you have…
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Benefits of Drinking Reverse Osmosis Water

Are you wondering whether you should invest in a reverse osmosis system for your home? Then read about some of the benefits of drinking reverse osmosis water: It Tastes Great After all of the impurities have been removed from your water, you will be left with clean water that tastes delicious. If you are used…
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Myths and truths about water softeners

If your home is subject to hard water, then you are familiar with the effects. The build-up on glass shower doors and cutlery, for example, are some of the most common effects of hard water within a home. Using a water softener within your home is a viable and cost-effective solution. There are, however, a…
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Why Do You See Spotting After Installing A Water Softener?

Many people have hard water issues. A water softener can help eliminate problems such as soap scum in sinks or in bathtubs. However, it is possible that you still see hard water spots on your faucets or on your cutlery, even after having invested in a water softener. What could be the cause of this?…
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Is Your Drinking Water Safe In 2018?

According to a study by the NRDC entitled Threats on Tap: Widespread Violations Highlight Need for Investment in Water Infrastructure and Projections, the drinking water in Florida ranks among America’s worst. The study, which was published in May 2017, confirmed what many people have suspected: that people who live in Florida are exposed to unsafe…
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Benefits of a Whole House Water Filtration System

Are you interested in investing in a whole house water filtration system for your Florida-based home? These are some of the top benefits that you can expect: Safer, Cleaner Water Undoubtedly, the top benefit of installing a whole house water filtration system is that you will have safer, cleaner water that will benefit the health…
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Water testing, water quality, water solutions

Metals can make their way into your drinking water from several sources. While this can occur naturally, it can also be a result of contaminated water due to metals in groundwater supplies or from other human activities. Water supplies in cities and communities are regularly checked and monitored for many metals such as lead, copper,…

Questions to Ask Before Buying A House with A Well

Did you know that over 21 million homes in America have private wells? If you are in the market for a new home and are considering buying a home with a well, then it will become your responsibility to check that the well can provide clean, safe, and affordable drinking water (and you will also…
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