Category Archives: Basic Water Safety

HOW TO GET RID OF METALLIC TASTE FROM THE WATER PIPES

Sometimes piped water can be having a metallic taste coming from water pipes. You may want to get rid of this taste by either taking out the copper pipes or replacing with plastic pipes, or by changing the water once … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF CARBONDIOXIDE IN WATER

Effect of carbon dioxide-induced water acidification on the … http://news-oceanacidification-icc.org Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:37:02 GMT Effect of carbon dioxide-induced water acidification on the physiological processes of the Baltic isopod Saduria entomon. Published 16 January 2014 Science Leave a Comment … Continue reading

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DISSOLVED OXYGEN TESTING PROCEDURE

Dissolved oxygen in water is important for sustaining aquatic life and limiting bacteria activities. The minimum expected oxygen levels should be between four and five parts per million dissolved in water to maintain aquatic life. Therefore dissolved oxygen testing is … Continue reading

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CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS HEALTH

It is evident now that global warming is becoming a health threat. Every day there is a rise in health threats regarding the rising temperatures. This is mainly due to ‘eating’ away of ozone layers that usually filters out the … Continue reading

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WIL CLIMATE CHANGE CA– USE WATER SCARCITY

Global warming will have a significant impact on the availability of water supplies in the coming decades. A new research, conducted by consulting firm Tetra Technical for the Natural Resources Protection Authorities (NRDC), analyzed the effects of climatic change on … Continue reading

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COMMON IMPURITIES FOUND IN DRINKING WATER

The record of possible chemical contaminants is long and the variety of possible assessments so large, and possibly expensive, that some research and thinking are needed before you can make a brilliant choice on just which water assessments for chemical … Continue reading

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Clean Water

Clean and plenty water provides the foundation for prosperous communities. We rely on water that is fresh to survive, yet right now we are heading towards a water crisis. Changing environment patterns is threatening water sources; the key sources that … Continue reading

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LONG-TERM HEALTH EFFECTS OF PESTICIDE EXPOSURE

Pesticides kill pests by damaging their cellular function, as explained by Dr. Jesse Hanley. He did also explain that we have a lot in common with insects so can be damaged too. Two and half million tons of industrial pesticides … Continue reading

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BOTTLED WATER VERSUS TAP WATER

Bottled water consumers opted for bottled water thinking that their standards are being held tighter than that of tap water. It should be known that standards for bottled water are regulated by FDA while tap water is regulated by EPA. … Continue reading

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BASIC COMMON COMPONENTS TO ALL REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEMS

        Cold Water Line Valve; this is the valve that fits on the cold water supply line that is the source for RO system Pre-filter; this is where the first stage of filtering begins. The most common pre-filter … Continue reading

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