Why Is Your Bottled Water Delivery Service So Expensive?

Posted on: August 15, 2013
A stack of plastic water bottles

Last Updated: 8/6/2020 Bottled water is the No. 1 beverage in the United States, according to the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC). A 2018 study found that bottled water sales totaled $18.5 billion that year, which was an increase of Continue Reading

What if Climate Change was a Public Health Issue?

Posted on: August 12, 2013

Traditionally, climate change creates images of melting icebergs and stranded polar bears in a faraway, isolated place. Arguing most people will never see an iceberg or a stranded polar bear, climate change experts believe these images do not resonate with the public and do not Continue Reading

Happy National Water Quality Month!

Posted on: August 1, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated August as National Water Quality Month. With the uninterrupted availability of clean drinking water in the U.S., we often fail to recognize how regular human activities impact our water quality. National Water Quality Month reminds us how our Continue Reading

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

The Quench Water Experts Share Pros and Cons of Fluoride in Water

Posted on: October 12, 2012
Flouride in Water Drinking Glass-min

Last Updated: 9/29/2020 Adding fluoride to municipal drinking water supplies has been a hot-button issue for years. Some cities and residents support the potential health benefits of widespread fluoridation. Others are opposed to what they consider forced medication by the government, and doubt the health 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

The Evolution of Water Filtration: From Sand Filtration to Filtered Water Dispensers

Posted on: September 28, 2012
History of Water Filtration

Last updated: 9/25/2020 If you’re used to having unlimited filtered water whenever you want it (like our customers!), it’s easy to forget everything that had to happen to get that clean water to you. We’re not just talking about the steps the local municipalities and 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