What are contaminants of emerging concern?

What are contaminants of emerging concern?

The EPA mandates municipalities test for certain contaminants in the water supplied to the public. There are strict levels which must be adhered to for protection. But now there are new contaminates that have not been previously detected. Some of the new concerns...
Better water helps with the aging process.

Better water helps with the aging process.

As we get older, our skin begins to become dry. The water we drink and bathe in can help prevent the drying process. Drinking purified water helps to detoxify skin and reduce the effects of pollutants and exposure to sunlight. But it is not just what we drink, the...
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...
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...

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