Jump aboard and “Drink Up”!

First Lady Michelle Obama wants all Americans to drink more water.  Her campaign  ‘You are what you drink – and when you drink water, you drink up.’ , encourages busy parents and families to make the healthy choice and drink more water. … Continue reading


Do Fridge Filters Remove Nitrates?

I have heard many people say, ” I filter my water in my fridge so I am safe!”  People that believe this should be cautious.  Standard fridge filters are unable to remove nitrates which have become a major concern in … Continue reading


What water should I use for my infant’s formula?

Have you noticed the influx of babies being born in this decade?  There seem to be a lot of babies recently born to family, to friends, and there is always news of another celebrity baby.  Which raises the question of … Continue reading



Does my softener tank need to be cleaned?

Over time scum will build up on the sides and bottom of your brine (salt) tank. This build-up or sludge residue occurs sooner if cube-style or pellet salt is used. Build-up in the brine tank can also occur sooner in … Continue reading


Trihalomethane’s – It’s what you drink!

In an earlier blog, I explained about trihalomethane’s (THM’s) in the tap water and how years of exposure can lead to serious health problems.  This link addresses levels of trihalomethane’s recently found in Iowa’s local water source (s).  The levels … Continue reading


Arsenic – The Silent Contaminant

What is arsenic?  Arsenic is a highly poisonous metallic element and considered a contaminant in the drinking water.  Arsenic is found naturally in rocks and soil, plants, air and water.  It can also be released into the environment from some … Continue reading