To Boil Or Not To Boil

All across America communities are being asked by their local water provider to boil water before drinking it. Memphis, my home had so many breaks due to the cold and snow that we experienced extreme loss of pressure and flow. I have been covered up in questions about boiling, so I decided to put this package together. I already penned a 6 part series on boiling and decided to put…

What To Do After A Water Main Break

As a rule, after a municipality corrects whatever it was that caused the water alert, they send out notices to users to perform an adequate flush to drain, and then resume using the water as normal. Unfortunately, we are never told exactly how many gallons to flush, and we aren’t given any guidelines or specific tests we can do to make sure the contaminant is no longer in our system. …

Do you need Home Water Filtration?

Motivated by a heartfelt parent writing to me with concern for her child’s health risk due to contaminated water I decided to write this article. The reality of modern life is that our water will continue to face increased threats of contamination. Before we panic, however, let’s take a look at the science and commons sense that assures us that we still have a lot of control and protection against contamination.…