Radioactive Waste in Washington State

Radioactive Waste in Washington State

For more than forty years, beginning in 1943, reactors located at the Hanford Site produced plutonium – a radioactive waste chemical – for America’s defense program. Hundreds of billions of gallons of liquid waste was generated during the Hanford plutonium … Read More

Private Well Water

Private Well Water

It is estimated that more than 13 million households rely on private well water for drinking water in the United States (US Census American Housing Survey 2017). The EPA does not regulate private wells nor does it provide recommended criteria or standards for … Read More

PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water

PFAS or ‘Forever Chemicals’

PFAS are known as “forever chemicals” because once released into the environment they do not break down, and they build up in our blood and organs. The Fairchild Air Force Base used these “forever chemicals” that have now contaminated the … Read More

Winterize Your Home

Protect Your Home from Costly Plumbing Repairs

When winter temperatures move in water can freeze inside your plumbing, causing them to rupture due to the expansion of the water. This can easily lead to costly plumbing repairs, such as a home flood, damaged floors, walls, furniture and … Read More

Hard Water and Your Water Heater

Hard Water & Your Water Heater

The effects of hard water are detrimental to the life of any hot water heater. In this article we’ve broken down what hard water is, and its effects on your home’s water heater. Is Rainwater Considered Hard or Soft Water? … Read More