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Are Brita pitchers effective?

Do you looked at your Brita pitcher and wonder if they are doing all they claim to do? It really depends on why you bought them. Brita pitchers (and similar brands) are mostly effective for improving the taste of your water. But they aren’t necessarily effective for other filtration purposes. Brita pitchers remove some toxins, but not all. They are not useful for removing contaminants like lead. One concerning thing [...]

By |January 19th, 2020|Categories: Drinking Water, Water Safety in Nashville|Comments Off on Are Brita pitchers effective?

What are the benefits of drinking more water?

Welcome the new year with some health resolutions! Many people want to get a jump on health goals in the new year, and drinking more water should be a part of everyone’s health goals.  What are the benefits of drinking more water? Drinking more water can help you lose weight. Water makes you feel fuller and it helps to speed up your metabolism.  It helps with physical performance. If you [...]

By |December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Drinking Water|Comments Off on What are the benefits of drinking more water?

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