Whether you are on a public water source or private well, conserving water not only saves you money, but also helps protect the environment.
New research shows that the six-foot distance may actually not be adequate to prevent exposure in indoor settings.
Maintaining your home and appliances helps them last longer, perform better, and keep their value. However, did you know following maintenance practices is also good for your family’s health?
In today’s more health conscious society, we know we should stay hydrated and aim for drinking at least eight 12-ounce glasses per day, but have you ever stopped to think what type of water you should be drinking? Is tap better than bottled?
The quantity and quality of water you drink is important to your health, but what do you really know about your water quality, and do you need to treat it?
Knowing the value of water to our bodies and health should prompt us to give this fundamental nutrient greater attention.
Sure, some of water we use is treated, but not all contamination may be removed, and it all eventually ends up in our ground or surface waters.
Most Americans consume 3,000-5,000 milligrams of sodium per day, which is 25-55% more than the recommended 2,300 mg/day. For those on a restricted sodium diet, this amount is 2-3 times higher than the recommended 1,500 mg/day. Lisa recently provided tips to reduce sodium in your diet, as most of the salt you get is from …
About 60% of our body is water, so it makes sense that the quality of our drinking water can affect our health. Our lives depend on clean water, but when you just open the tap to pour a glass of water, it’s easy not to think about what may be in it. So, how do …
As we all look forward to winter giving way to warmer days, we often think about spring cleaning projects around the home. Is testing your well water one of those projects? If you have a private well, it’s up to you to make sure your water is safe to drink. Testing your water is an …