Quench Water Experts

Blue-Green Algae Can Cause An Unpleasant Taste

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Some residents in South Carolina have recently noticed a displeasing change in the smell and taste of their tap water. Water officials believe the change in smell and taste is caused by the presence of blue-green algae in Hartwell Lake, a main water source for thousands of people. Blue-green algae, also known as pond scum, […] Continue Reading

Top Five Signs of Wintertime Dehydration

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Dehydration is often considered only an issue during the summertime, when in fact it is much easier to become dehydrated in the winter and with more serious consequences! Factors like dry air, cooler temperatures, and wind chill contribute to dehydration in the winter time. When we breathe in the colder, drier air of the winter, […] Continue Reading

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Good or Bad?

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Last Updated: 9/1/2020 For several years, the topic of adding fluoride in drinking water supplies has been largely controversial. There are many people who have long supported the potential health benefits of fluoride in drinking water. While others have expressed their opposition to what they consider forced medication by the government, and some have even […] Continue Reading

Is There a Correlation Between BPA and Miscarriages?

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Bisphenol A (BPA), an industrial chemical used to make certain plastics and resins since the 1960s, can be found in clear plastic bottles, containers that store food, eyeglass lenses, and sports equipment. Researchers have found that BPA mimics estrogen and can affect the body’s endocrine system, especially during rapid stages of growth like while in […] Continue Reading

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

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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 benefits of fluoride in water altogether. Luckily, the Quench Water […] Continue Reading

Dangers That Could Be Lurking in Your Plastic Water Bottles

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Last updated: 11/10/2020 You’re committed to providing the safest working environment possible for your employees. For this reason, you offer plastic water bottles. After all, bottled water is supposed to be cleaner and safer to drink than tap water, right? This is what the majority of people think, but many studies are pointing toward the […] Continue Reading