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How Can Drinking Clean, Filtered Water Save You Money?

In the past several decades, the demand for bottled water has soared as people have gone in search of cleaner water.  However, in recent years, bottled water manufacturers have come under fire as many manufacturers have been found to be bottling tap water, and of those that are using spring water, many of those sources
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Why a Water Softener System Will Not Remove All Forms of Iron

One common misconception people have about water softener systems is that they will remove all forms of iron from the water. Softener systems are designed to attract positively charged ions like magnesium (Mg+2) and calcium (Ca+2). These two minerals constitute the majority of “hardness” in your water. A water softener will also remove ferrous iron
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How to Keep Water at Home or Work Safe

With the recent events in Flint, Michigan on everyone’s mind, people are starting to question how truly safe their water is in their homes and businesses. In Maryland the Water Treatment facilities tap into a variety of different sources, including aquifers, rivers, and reservoirs, each presenting its own set of potential contaminants. The Safe Water
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The Effects of Drinking Contaminated Water and/or Dirty Water(Updated 3/19/2018)

Drinking contaminated water sources and/or dirty water can cause numerous health concerns. Read more to increase your awareness. Water contamination can occur to city water supplies, well water supplies, and fresh water sources, such as lakes, streams, and rivers. Consuming contaminated water can cause numerous effects. Are you concerned about contaminants in your home’s water?
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Still Drinking Bottled Water? Really?

(Updated May 7, 2019) Remember 8-track tapes? What about the big Beta video tapes?  Vinyl records? Cassette tapes? All consigned to history’s trash heap.  The newest resident of that trash heap is your bottled water! There are several solutions that produce better-than-bottled water quality right in your kitchen.  Think about it for a moment…if you
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Did You REALLY Drink That?

It is truly amazing how cavalier we are about our water quality.  We assume (hope really) that something so basic as our water—so vital and necessary—will actually be healthy for us (or at least not make us sick).  Unless we are buying a new home almost none of us ever has our well tested (and
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REVERSE OSMOSIS: What It Is And Why You Need It!

It is hard to watch the news or read a newspaper (you know, that thing you used to read at breakfast before the internet and laptops) or magazine without seeing something alarming about our water.  Within the past two weeks there was a Drinking Water Advisory issued for portions of northwest Washington, DC—a municipal water
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Are You REALLY Still Drinking Your Tap Water?

Most people are fairly confident that their drinking water is perfectly safe.  There’s something about the fact that it comes out of a faucet that gives legitimacy to a perception of safety, whether you are drinking private well water or “city” water.  But almost no one knows what is really in their water or what
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You Can’t Spring Clean Without Clean Water!

It’s that spring cleaning time of year again.  But frequently the water we are going to clean with isn’t clean in the first place.  Only days or weeks after cleaning the rust stains out of your toilets and bath tub, and white calcium scale from your faucets and drains, it’s back again.  Spring cleaning becomes
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Do I Have Hard Water? If I Do, So What?

You probably have hard water whether you know it or not.  Fortunately, hardness is a rather simple thing to address with a Hague water conditioner.   Whether you have a well or you are a municipal water customer—oh yes, “city water” can be hard too, very hard—a Hague water conditioner or water softener can change your
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