Flushed Drugs Emerging as Drinking Water Concern

Posted on: November 26, 2012
Drugs in Drinking Water

Consumers often have to worry about the ever-growing list of possible contaminants that could be found in their drinking water. Now, new studies have revealed that the next generation of water pollutants might be coming to fruition within common drinking water sources - pharmaceutical drugs. Continue Reading

Study links chemical found in bottled water to obesity

Posted on: October 18, 2012

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (AMA) suggests links between the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, which is found in plastics such as those used to manufacture water bottles, and childhood obesity, the Detroit Free Press reports. The study, known Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Fluoridating Drinking Water

Posted on: October 12, 2012
Pros and Cons of Fluoridating Drinking Water

The issue of adding fluoride to municipal drinking water supplies has become a hot button topic in recent years. Some cities and residents have long supported the potential health benefits of widespread fluoridation. Other people have expressed their opposition to what they consider forced medication Continue Reading

How to Diagnose Common Tap Water Problems

Posted on: October 2, 2012
Man Pondering

Do you suffer from cloudy, smelly or discolored tap water? Does your tap water leave a bad taste in your mouth? If you answered yes to any of these questions than you need to check out the new info sheet from the Massachusetts Department of Continue Reading

Hippocrates: The Father of Water Filters

Posted on: September 28, 2012

Whether you click-on your filtered water at the tap, fill your glass from a filtered pitcher, or take advantage of a conveniently-placed water dispenser to quench your thirst- you're taking advantage of a technology that has evolved since the 4th century BC. Not just a Greek Continue Reading

New Tests Link Water Contamination with Fracking

Posted on: September 27, 2012

Remember when the Environmental Protection Agency tested wells and an aquifer near Pavillion, Wyoming for a 2011 report? It was found that fracking chemicals had indeed seeped into the water supply and effected the drinking water of the residents but the report was later discounted Continue Reading

Bottled Water Potentially Harmful to Children’s Teeth

Posted on: August 9, 2012
Child sitting in a dentist chair getting his teeth cleaned.

Experts are beginning to find increasing evidence of a link between drinking bottled water and tooth decay in young children, according to Newsday. Many bottled water brands lack fluoride, a chemical which is voluntarily added by many states and local municipalities into public water sources Continue Reading

POU Water Cooler Installation is Easy

Posted on: August 9, 2012

If your company currently has bottled water delivered to the office on a weekly or monthly basis, you know how annoying and inconvenient this can be. It seems like the delivery person always arrives while the entire office is in an emergency meeting, right in Continue Reading

Are plastic water bottles safe?

Posted on: August 1, 2012

You're committed to providing the safest working environment possible to your employees. For this reason, you offer purified bottled water so they can stay hydrated throughout the workday. After all, bottled water is safer than tap water, right? This is what the majority of people Continue Reading

How Much Water Does Fracking Use Up?

Posted on: June 25, 2012

Fracking doesn't just contaminate water, it wastes water too! According to a recent report released by Boulder-based environmental group Western Resource Advocates, hydraulic fracking in the state of Colorado uses up to 12.9 BILLION gallons of water per year. That's enough water to supply up Continue Reading