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Archive by tag: healthReturn
Protect your water source during Drinking Water Week
We are happy to be celebrating such an important week with so many across North America.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, EPA, Safe Drinking Water Act, source water protection, Consumer Confidence Report, CCR, Surf Your Watershed, Health Canada | View Count: (834) |
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Tap water quality in question

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Tap water quality in question
Last week an environmental advocacy organization called the Environmental Working Group (EWG), released an update to its “National Drinking Water Database”.
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| Categories: | Tags: Environmental Working Group, National Drinking Water Database, UCMR, EPA, public health goals, maximum contaminant levels, maximum contaminant level goals, NSF International, filters, consumer confidence report | View Count: (2024) |
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Washing hands in cold water?

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You've probably heard it's best to wash your hands with soap and hot water, but it may now be just as effective to use cold water.
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Are you drinking enough water?

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Summer is here and that means so is the heat. Now is an important time to make sure you are getting enough water to avoid dehydration and exhaustion.
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According to a recent article posted on the website The Daily Meal, adding lemon to your daily water can benefit you in a few ways.
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In a recent New York Magazine article entitled "Is Any Water Better for You Than Tap?", various types of waters were examined, including good ol' tap water.
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