How To Read Your Water Quality Report

If you rely on water from your city, you may have received a water quality report. Anyone who pays for public tap water can request this annual report free from the government. Renters may need to ask the building owner for a copy or see if the report is publicly available.

Water glass with contaminants chart.

Why Do I Need a Water Filter?

Just because your tap water looks and tastes fine doesn’t mean it is. Sometimes, tap water contains chemicals and impurities that could harm you and cause problems to your appliances. Yes, it happens. We’re not saying this applies to all homes but in many cases, unfiltered tap water just isn’t safe enough.

Bags full of used plastic water bottles.

Bottled Water vs Filtered Tap Water: Important Facts

Americans consume around 1,500 disposable plastic water bottles each second, or nearly 2.2 million each day. Many Americans place a high trust in bottled water, and assume it’s safer than tap water. The truth is there are virtually no real benefits to consuming bottled water. Most bottled water is little more than over-priced tap water in a bottle that contributes to over 2 million tons of plastic waste in our landfills every year.