News & Updates

Managing and Removing Chlorine in Erie’s Drinking Water

By: Thea Nixon | Published: 16 Oct, 2018

Recently, Erie’s water management organization, Water Works, announced their intention to increase the levels of chlorine introduced to public drinking water reservoirs. The new mandate is aimed at reducing high levels of bacteria in the drinking water supply and should help the city meet statewide regulations governing bacteria levels. The Use of Chlorine in Drinking Water  We are all familiar with the use of chlorine in swimming pools or spas to kill bacteria and maintain the cleanliness of these facilities. However, it may surprise you that chlorine is also used […]

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Feb, 2018

Remodeling Your Home Should Start with Your Water

By: Thea Nixon | Published: 14 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 23 Apr, 2018

The home remodeling season is in full swing, as home shows advertise around the northwestern Pennsylvania area. The winter of 2018 may have wrought changes not readily apparent to the eye, but if you are considering a kitchen or bathroom remodeling project, you will want to pay closer attention to hard water’s effects on your appliances, showers, sinks, and tubs. This season it may be time to remodel more than a room of your home. Make 2018 the time to remodel your WATER! Once and for all get rid of […]

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Nov, 2017

How does Water Contamination Affect You?

By: Thea Nixon | Published: 28 Nov, 2017 | Updated: 23 Apr, 2018

This past May, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a New York-based environmental advocacy group found that United States residents have a 1 in 4 chance of drinking unsafe water that has not been properly monitored for contaminants in accordance with federal law. That’s close to 77 million Americans who ought to be concerned about water contamination. The problem is not only that contaminants, like lead, nitrates, arsenic and other pollutants are in the water, it’s that there is a major lack of reporting on contaminants in local tap water. […]

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