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.…

Water Jackasses

Here we go again. Yet another uneducated report about water. Always we see it: the miles-long line of self-important, albeit well-meaning people wanting to lead the charge to ” SAVE OUR WATER”. Whether it be an individual, activist group, water-filter sales company or in this case a local media outlet. there is always some jackass talking about water while having absolutely no command of the facts. I call these people…