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PA Schools Receive an F in Lead Levels in Water

There have been a lot of reports in the news regarding elevated levels of lead in drinking water. Towns like Flint, MI have received a great deal of attention due to high lead levels and contaminants in the water. Reading … Continue reading

Hard Water Vs Soft Water- What You Need to Know?

A recent article from C.F. Michaud details his experiments to determine what is considered soft water and hard water. Click to learn if you have hard water. Continue reading

Bottled to Tap: Change Your Habit of Drinking Water

There are numerous reasons why people buy bottled water: it tastes better than tap; they perceive it to be cleaner and therefore healthier than tap; they like the convenience of grabbing a bottle as they’re headed out the door, etc. … Continue reading

What Are Common Contaminants in Drinking Water?

Contaminants can get in drinking water from all different kinds of sources. Many of which are from industrial processes, metal corrosion, and chemicals, such as preservatives and disinfectants. Most contaminants can be removed from drinking water through reverse osmosis. This … Continue reading

Water Softeners and the Superior Performing Kinetico Water Softener Solutions

Hard water is more of a nuisance than anything else. The levels of soluble minerals calcium and magnesium determine whether water is “soft” or “hard”. At the right levels, these minerals can give water a taste that many people actually … Continue reading

Soda vs. Bottled Water vs. Tap – We’re Heading in the Right Direction

A CBS News report shared that consumption of bottled water outranked consumption of soda in 2016, according to statistics released by Beverage Marketing. Consumption of bottled water jumped from an average of 36.5 gallons per person in 2015 to 39.3 … Continue reading

Our Favorite Fruit Infused Water Recipes from Pinterest

Despite our passion for clean drinking water, we admit that the taste of water – no matter how pure – day in and day out can become boring, causing folks to reach for substitutes with flavor. More often than not, … Continue reading

Summer Quick Pickling with Delicious Water

The end of summer is fast approaching. What are you going to do with all of your seasonal fruits and vegetables? Why quick pickling? The quickest and simplest way to preserve almost all your produce is to quick pickle them. … Continue reading

Maintaining and Repairing Your Kinetico Water Softener

One of the many unique features of Kinetico water softener systems is that they are powered by kinetic energy, which is effective in reducing energy cost. However, like other water softeners, Kinetico water softeners still utilize brine tanks and salt. … Continue reading

To Fight Chromium, Homeowners Can Find Certified Products and Professionals

This article will show how you can fight chromium with certified products and professionals. Reducing chromium is important and Clearwater Systems is here to help! Continue reading