Lead in Drinking Water

Lead in Drinking Water

Lead is a common metal found in the environment that is not safe for human consumption. Lead in drinking water should be taken seriously because the EPA has set the maximum level of consumption at ZERO. The main sources of … Read More

Water Quality In Spokane

Water Quality in Spokane

Although the EPA regulates pollutants in Washington’s water, there are still a lot of contaminants that pollute Spokane’s water sources. In fact, Spokane has embarked on a $340 million effort to help clean up the water quality in Spokane. Read … Read More

Arsenic In Drinking Water

Arsenic in Drinking Water

What is Arsenic? Arsenic is a naturally occurring element. It is found in combination with either inorganic or organic substances to form many different compounds. Inorganic arsenic compounds are found in soils, sediments, and groundwater. (CDC) How Are People Exposed … Read More

Chlorine to Chloroform

Chloroform in Drinking Water

What is chloroform? Chloroform is a colorless liquid that has a pleasant, nonirritating odor. Although it is a naturally occurring chemical, most of the chloroform in the environment is man-made. Chloroform is used as an extraction solvent for:– Fats– Oils– … Read More

Nitrate In Drinking Water

Nitrate in Drinking Water

What is nitrate? Nitrate in drinking water is a salt that is created by natural bacteria converting nitrogen into nitrate. Nitrate is an acute contaminant, which means one exposure can affect a person’s health. One serious effect of nitrate on … Read More

What Is Reverse Osmosis

What Is Reverse Osmosis?

Simply put, reverse osmosis is a filtration process used for improving the quality of water. How does reverse osmosis work? Reverse Osmosis is a great way to filter your home’s water. Water is forced through a porous membrane and this … Read More

Is Bottled Water Safe

Is Bottled Water Safe?

Is bottled water safe, you ask? We have a bit of information for you. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA 2019) regulates bottled water with three standards, which include: 1. The standard of identity2. The standard of quality 3. Current … Read More