Salt-Free Water Softeners Don’t Exist

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SALT FREE WATER SOFTENERS OR SYSTEMS WITH SALT  There is a lot of talk about “salt free” and “salt based” water softeners. Salt based water softeners have been banned in at least five states, California being one of them. So why was it banned and what is the difference for you as a consumer? Water…

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Why Are Nitrates Dangerous?

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Most of the nitrates that end up in the city’s water supply comes from agricultural runoff that contains nitrogen fertilizer and manure. Everyone is exposed to nitrate, but it poses the biggest risk to infants and the elderly. With the rise of low birth weight, preterm birth and neural tube defects it makes one wonder…

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Nitrates in Drinking Water –
“Blue Baby Syndrome”

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Millions of Americans are involuntarily exposed to nitrates and they are the ones paying the heavy costs of treating contaminated tap water, said Alexis Temkin, PH.D, a toxicologist and author of EWG’s new nitrate study. “The federal government is not doing enough to protect Americans from tap water contamination.” Blue Baby Syndrome or methemoglobinemia is…

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Nitrates in Tap Water: What Parents Need to Know

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Nitrates in water are the most common contaminants in drinking water and cause thousands of cancer deaths per year.  Children and the elderly are the most vulnerable. Low birth weight, preterm birth, neural tube defects and Blue Baby Syndrome are suspects of Nitrates in drinking water. Research has shown nitrate levels less than one-tenth of…

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Bacteria Grows in Your Drinking Water

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Water Softeners seem to have a common problem. The salt in the tank is filled with water and the salts sits in the tank. Several things occur that you should be aware of. The majority of bacteria sits on top of the water and the salt in the tank becomes hard, like a rock, and…

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Why Is It Essential To Improve Water Quality?

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Conditioning your water supply in your home is healthier and and saves you money. Beyond being an absolute necessity of life, water is a phenomenal cleaning agent. The trouble is nature does a lot of things with water long before you have a chance to use it in your shower, laundry or your kitchen sink.…

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Unnecessary Costly Repairs

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Have you noticed that your socks, underwear and t-shirts get holes after several months of washing and drying? Why? Because you are washing your cloths in dirty water.  In 2006, all new home building codes have changed requiring the builder to put a loop at the main water line in the garage. This change is because…

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7 Ways To Save Every Month

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Small adjustment to your daily habits could save you $50 a month. We usually don’t think about it but if we applied these techniques over a ten-year period, we could save almost $10,000. That savings could be enough for a renovation project or an incredible 8-day trip to the Caribbean. Over the next couple of…

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Your Tap Water Is Slowly Killing You

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Over 48,363 community water systems in the United States have been affected with 22 known cancer-causing carcinogens during a recent study, funded by the Park Foundation. This means that 86% of the U.S. population is at risk. Don’t think bottled water will save you, think again because over 45% of all bottled water is tap…

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Tap Water May Cause Cancer

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According to a new study from the Environmental Working Group, EWG, stated “even tap water that has been dubbed ‘safe’ may not be and could increase cancer risk”.~ USA TODAY I’ve heard people say, “if our city’s water wasn’t safe the city would do something about it”. What’s the truth? Do you think your city…

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