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

Home Plumbing Systems -Glavanized Steel Piping

Home Plumbing Systems – Galvanized Steel Piping

Do you know the different types of home plumbing systems? Our “Home Plumbing Systems” four-part series creates an easy access point for piping comparison. Home Plumbing Systems – Galvanized Steel Piping is the last plumbing system in our four-part series. … Read More

Home Plumbing Systems -CPVC Piping

Home Plumbing Systems – CPVC Piping

Do you know the different types of home plumbing systems? Our “Home Plumbing Systems” four-part series creates an easy access point for piping comparison. Home Plumbing Systems – CPVC Piping is the third piping system in our four-part series. Do … Read More

Home Plumbing Systems - Copper Piping

Home Plumbing Systems – Copper Piping

Do you know the different types of home plumbing systems? Our “Home Plumbing Systems” four-part series creates an easy access point for piping comparison. Home Plumbing Systems – Copper Piping is the first plumbing system in our four-part series. Do … Read More

Home Plumbing Systems - Pex Piping

Home Plumbing Systems – PEX Piping

Do you know the different types of home plumbing systems? Our “Home Plumbing Systems” four-part series creates an easy access point for piping comparison. Home Plumbing Systems – PEX Piping is the first plumbing system in our four-part series. Do … Read More

What Are PFAS Chemicals

What Are PFAS?

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals (EPA).  PFAS are persistent organic pollutants. They do not naturally break-down, but instead accumulate in the environment and in the … Read More