Did you know hard water can damage your skin?

Did you know hard water can damage your skin?

Hardness in water is a measurement of dissolved rock such as Calcium and Magnesium. The water in South Florida is considered by the Water Quality Association to be from hard to extremely hard. A recent study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology...
How efficient is your water softener?

How efficient is your water softener?

We all look for high efficiency in every product we purchase. Whether it is a washing machine or a light bulb, we equate efficiency with long term savings. Do you know if you have an efficient water softener, and how efficient is it? A recent article in the Water...
Trihalomethanes (tthm) in City Water

Trihalomethanes (tthm) in City Water

Our city water municipalities across South Florida have a tough task on a daily basis. They are responsible to make un potable water potable. While the source water either comes from shallow wells or reservoirs, the quality is not that good. Guidelines set forth by...
Florida Drinking water among the worst

Florida Drinking water among the worst

The water we get from our tap seems ok, maybe a little chemical smell or a little color. But is it safe to drink? Most of the impurities in the water are undetectable to sight, smell or taste, but could still be present. The water municipalities are required by the...
Does your water pass the smell test?

Does your water pass the smell test?

Most people take their water for granted. A sulfur smell (rotten egg odor) coming out of a well is common in South Florida. This is a gas trapped in the water and once it aerates becomes quite bothersome. In a municipal supply we often notice a chemical or Chlorine...

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