Quench Water Experts

How to Keep Lead Out of School Drinking Water

Girl Drinking From School Water Fountain

Access to clean drinking water in schools comes with many benefits. Generally, hydrated students have more energy and stronger immune systems. Yet, when school water is contaminated with lead, the health risks significantly outweigh the benefits. Research shows many schools across the United States have too much lead in their tap water, but most don’t […] Continue Reading

Study Finds Many Americans Still Believe These 6 Myths About Water

A woman drinking a glass of clean water

On the surface, water seems fairly mundane. Yet, mix a pinch of hydrogen with a dash of oxygen and you get a substance powerful enough to sustain life itself. In recent years, that ubiquitous liquid has gotten a bad rep in large part due to human activity. If you’re paying attention to the news, you […] Continue Reading

How to Remove Barriers to Hydration in Schools

Quench Q8 Water Cooler in school hallway

Think back to your time as a kid. Do you remember what an ordeal it was to stay hydrated at school? Maybe you had to stand in a line of 20 other classmates and wait your turn to guzzle down gulps at the water fountain. Or perhaps when you got older you were given just […] Continue Reading

What Are PFAS and Why Should You Be Aware of PFAS in Drinking Water

Water running out of the faucet

Prominent man-made chemicals, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS, have been making headlines in recent years and for a good reason. PFAS are persistent in the environment and in the human body, which means they don’t break down and they can accumulate over time.[1] As industries around the world use the toxic chemicals in their […] Continue Reading

How UV Sanitization Helps Keep Your Office Water Clean

Quench UV Sanitization technology

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear or see the word ultraviolet? Do images of black-light posters from the ‘60s flash through your head? Do you wince at the distant memory of a bad sunburn? Perhaps you recall a scene from a 2006 dystopian science fiction action film. Ultraviolent light is ubiquitous. You […] Continue Reading

The Right Filtered Water Dispenser Can Help Get the Lead Out

A person filling up a cup of tap water

Tap water may seem simple on the surface but zoom down to a microscopic level and you’ll find a lot more than hydrogen and oxygen. Water treated at local water facilities often contains a series of naturally occurring harmless chemicals, minerals, and sediments. Unfortunately, tap water may also have some level of potentially harmful substance […] Continue Reading

The Importance of Knowing Your Local Water Quality

Local Water Treatment plant

Why does your local water quality matter if you’re going to filter it anyway? In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets and enforces health standards to remove contaminants in public drinking water. Those standards help ensure clean water is delivered to your homes. Yet, accidents happen, and water pollutants from both natural […] Continue Reading