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Do I Have Lead In My Drinking Water?

Lead is a metal that is considered toxic if it is ingested. It is especially toxic if it is ingested by children. Lead has been linked to learning disabilities and can damage the central and peripheral nervous system. Children who have ingested lead are often shorter, have damaged hearing and can have learning disabilities  Lead can affect nearly every organ in a young person’s body. The American Academy of Pediatrics [...]

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: Drinking Water|Comments Off on Do I Have Lead In My Drinking Water?

Is Hard Water Typical for Nashville?

Hard water is any water with high mineral content. Your home or business may be affected by hard water because Middle Tennessee’s soils contain large amounts of limestone. This is one of the main culprits of hard water.  Effects of hard water Hard water can have some noticeable effects around the home. It can cause deposits in pipes that lead to clogs. These clogs can affect the plumbing and appliances [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized, Water Safety in Nashville|Comments Off on Is Hard Water Typical for Nashville?

4 Simple Ways To Stay Healthy And Hydrated This Fall

Ah, hydration. It’s a basic fundamental of life, and it should be pretty easy to maintain and stay hydrated. For many of us, however, drinking that daily 64 ounces is something that just doesn’t get done.  In the hot summer months, we’re often spurred to drink water because of the heat or our increased activity levels. We’re running outside, hitting the beach, or walking around town, and the heat can [...]

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: Drinking Water|Comments Off on 4 Simple Ways To Stay Healthy And Hydrated This Fall

6 Nashville Swimming Holes You Don’t Want To Miss

Speaking of water, don’t let the summer end without a local splash!   As August rolls to a close, and the kids are off to school, it’s easy to feel like summer is on its way out. Here in Nashville, however, temperatures can stay in the 80s for much of September, meaning swimming season is certainly not over. Fall Creek Falls Tennessee To make sure you don’t miss [...]

By |August 24th, 2019|Categories: Swimming Holes Nashville, Water Safety in Nashville|Comments Off on 6 Nashville Swimming Holes You Don’t Want To Miss

Keeping a Waterpark Clean: Opryland’s SoundWaves Park

Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel recently opened a brand new waterpark, SoundWaves, marketed as the city’s only resort water experience. The park’s website calls it “an unexpected aquatic attraction for hotel guests that unites extraordinary environments, exclusive upscale amenities and relaxing water features with energetic rides, immersive music and an indoor/outdoor oasis for people of all ages to enjoy.” Sounds pretty cool, right? The team at Aqua Pure Solutions is excited [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: Water Safety in Nashville|Comments Off on Keeping a Waterpark Clean: Opryland’s SoundWaves Park

Toxic Chemicals Released into Tennessee River by 3M Plant

As discussed in our recent post  on water contamination in Middle Tennessee, staying aware of local water quality is of the utmost importance. Recently, 3M Corporation admitted that one of its plants located in Decatur, Alabama has been releasing toxic chemicals into the Tennessee River for the last decade. The plant was authorized to manufacture the chemicals, perfluorobutane sulfonamide (FBSA) and fluorinated sulfonamide alcohol (FBSEE), but the release of the [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Drinking Water, Water Safety in Nashville|Comments Off on Toxic Chemicals Released into Tennessee River by 3M Plant