Category: Water Problems

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Lead in Drinking Water

Lead is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless metal. Lead is rarely naturally occurring in water. However, it can enter your drinking water due to corrosion of any household plumbing, solder, or fittings containing lead. Is Lead harmful? Yes. Lead is considered a toxic metal. If you consume elevated levels of lead, damage to your brain, Read the full article…

Acidic Water,All Blogs

Low pH – Acidic Water

What is pH? It stands for “potential of hydrogen”. But think of pH as a scale to measure whether your water is acidic or alkaline. The scale itself has a range of 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral. Anything below a 7 is considered acidic. Anything above a 7 is considered alkaline. In CT, Read the full article…

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What is Hard Water?

In simple terms, it means dissolved calcium and magnesium ions in your water. Although there are other dissolved ions in your water, those are the primary components. How Does Hardness Get in Your Water? Rain already has some hardness, and as water travels through the earth’s crust and underground to your well, it dissolves more Read the full article…