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

Posted on: October 26, 2020
water spilling from gray 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 Continue Reading

How UV Sanitization Helps Keep Your Office Water Clean

Posted on: October 12, 2020
ultraviolet sanitization

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 Continue Reading

The Right Filtered Water Dispenser Can Help Get the Lead Out

Posted on: September 28, 2020
Sink Water Dispensing Into Glass-min

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 Continue Reading

Does Your Water Taste Bad? The Right Filtered Water Dispenser Can Help

Posted on: September 15, 2020
Man Drinking A Glass of Water-min

Flavorful water might seem like a bit of an oxymoron to the average person. Yet, ask any water expert and they will tell you otherwise. The taste of tap water can vary from one location to another, especially if you do not use a filtered Continue Reading

World Water Week: Climate Change and its Effect on Algal Blooms and Local Water Quality

Posted on: August 24, 2020
Algal Blooms and Local water Quality

Water, Water, Everywhere—But Not Always Ready to Drink Our planet is covered by 70% water, yet only 3% of that water is fresh.[1] Of that, about 1.2% of the world’s freshwater can be used as drinking water.[2] Climate change is limiting access to potable water Continue Reading

The Importance of Knowing Your Local Water Quality

Posted on: August 4, 2020
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 Continue Reading

Upgrade Your 5-Gallon Water Jug Dispenser to a Bottle-Free Solution

Posted on: April 14, 2020
Bottle-less water cooler in waiting room

A water delivery service near you might seem like the most convenient hydration solution for your office. Yet, businesses interested in creating a hygienic work environment may want to consider a more sanitary solution: a bottle-free water cooler. A bottle-free machine for your office is Continue Reading

Get On-Demand Still and Sparkling Flavored Water With the Elkay® Smartwell®

Posted on: March 16, 2020
SmartWell Flavored Water-min

Looking for a simple way to boost employee morale? The occasional ping pong break and office swag are cool incentives that can help establish a positive work culture. Yet, why not offer a fun perk that’s not only enjoyable, but healthy as well. Help strike Continue Reading

A Gift the Entire Office Can Enjoy

Posted on: December 11, 2019
A woman celebrating the holidays at her desk.

The holiday season is a great time to give thanks to people you care about and those who have supported you throughout the year. As you gather with friends and family, you may exchange holiday gifts, cards, and/or mementos… but what about your employees? It’s Continue Reading

How to Eliminate Plastic Water Bottles in the Workplace

Posted on: December 4, 2019
Woman standing in an office space.

Plastic pollution is an ever-increasing global issue and one of the world’s key environmental challenges. As we become more educated about the plastic pollution problem, corporations to individuals try harder to come up with a solution. Recycling has been the go-to answer. However, less than Continue Reading