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44 Million People exposed to PFAS

New EPA data show millions more have ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water PFAS water testing finds at least 44 million people exposed, with more results pending NOVEMBER 9, 2023 WASHINGTON – New data released by the Environmental Protection Agency show 44 million people have toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS

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Importing 4 million pounds of PFAS waste

Today, 70 organizations and community groups are calling on the EPA to deny The Chemours Company their request to import up to 4.4 million pounds of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) waste from its facility in Dordrecht, Netherlands to the company’s plant in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The groups’ request is contained in a

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Pink Slime

What is the Pink Slime around my drains?

Serratia Marcescens Bacteria, “Pink Slime” July 2003 Fact Sheet From the American Water Works Association, Opflow Article: Question of the Month, page 3, November 2000. Water Quality Bulletin, Woodinville Water District, Woodinville Each year, a few customers call the water treatment plant to ask about a slimy pink substance that

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Exhausted Water Filter in Loris, SC

  During a customer’s annual maintenance service call, our technician found the filter was completely exhausted. As you can see, this filter has a brown muddy consistency, which is called sediment. Imagine drinking, cooking or showering with that water?!  This is the perfect example of why manufacturers recommend yearly service.

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Pets & Drinking Tap Water

Tap Water making your pets sick?

We all know that water is good for our wellbeing—our bodies are made of about 60% water and staying hydrated helps us flush toxins, cushion our joints, and maintain a healthy weight. The same goes for our pets. Just like us two-legged people, dogs and cats are roughly 60% water.

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UV Water Disinfection Explaination

Ultra-violet Lights & Water Treatment

Ultraviolet (UV) water treatment systems effectively inactivate microorganisms, resulting in lowering the risk of contracting illnesses. The ultraviolet light breaks down and inactivates water borne pathogens, leaving them unable to reproduce. There are several benefits of UV water treatment, here are some examples: Cost-effective No change to the taste or

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Soft Water's Impact on Your Home

Soft Water’s Impact on Your Home

Home is more than a place where we live; it’s an investment that we continuously strive to protect. A critical yet often overlooked aspect of this protection involves the type of water running through our home’s systems. Southlantic Water Systems, a South Carolina-based company, is dedicated to educating homeowners about

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What’s the Difference Between Hard and Soft Water

What’s the Difference Between Hard and Soft Water?

You might be asking, “what’s the difference between hard and soft water, and why does it matter?” You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for simple answers and a practical solution for hard water woes. In this short article, we will cover the differences between hard and soft

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man pouring water from tap into a container

Hard Water Buildup Problems and Solutions

“Hard” water is the term given to water that has high levels of various minerals in it. Such minerals include calcium or magnesium bicarbonates and sulfates. Some mineral content is fairly normal for groundwater, but when these minerals are present at high levels, they can cause plumbing issues and interfere

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