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Soft Drinks Contain Sugar and Caffeine
Posted on 5/12/2017
We all know that drinking a sufficient amount of water daily is vital, as it helps keep our health and body in good shape. While water benefits our body in many ways, some people are still confused if overconsumption of water is healthy or not, or are there any components in water which make us fat or unhealthy? Water acts as a weapon to battle calories and other fat building compounds....
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Boil Water Alert: Emergency Water Treatment
Posted on 2/28/2017
Keeping yourself hydrated is essential for good health. However, the quality of water you are drinking is crucial. Intake of contaminated water can have serious negative effects on your well-being. Many contaminants from inorganic and organic chemicals, heavy metals to disinfectants and disinfection byproducts can render water unfit for drinking. Disease-causing microorganisms are arguably...
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Common Water Purification Myths
Posted on 2/23/2017
Water helps life flourish and is essential to sustaining it. Where there is water, there is life. This very fact can be problematic, when it comes to clean drinking water. It is practically impossible to find a single droplet of water that is not teeming with microbial life. Unfortunately many of these microorganisms do not do our health any good. It is important to get rid of disease-causing...
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Boiling is Simplest Technique to Purify Water
Posted on 2/9/2017
Did you know your body is about 60% water? Well, it is. The control center of your body, your brain is 70% water. Think about it! Humans like most animals need water to survive. It helps transport the essential nutrients to the cells all across the body. Water is the stuff that keeps us running. Perspiration, moisture-loss through breathing as well as bodily excretions result in a negative...
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Water Tap - is it Safe?
Posted on 1/18/2017
Many of us don’t think twice about the water we drink. We turn on the faucet, fill a glass and gulp it down in one go. But have you ever stopped to think about where this water comes from or whether it is safe to drink? Probably not. When water leaves the treatment plant in your neighborhood, it goes through rigorous testing procedures and meets extensive safety standards. Of course,...
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Alkaline Water and Baking Soda
Posted on 1/17/2017
Alkaline water is slightly basic. It contains minerals such as magnesium, bicarbonate and calcium. These compounds bind together with hydrogen ions present in the water causing it to turn more basic. Normal tap water is neutral and has a pH of 7.Natural alkaline water sources include springs or water sources found underneath’s the earth’s surface. The rock structures surrounding the water may...
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Water in Human Body Diagram
Posted on 1/12/2017
What’s better than chugging down a cold glass of water on a hot sunny day? From aiding digestion to flushing out toxins, water is required for all kinds of bodily functions. Drinking enough water ensures your body has sufficient H2O to carry out normal functions. Water is a principal compound and comprises of about 60% of your body weight. Every organ in your system depends on this natural...
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Common Chlorine Myths
Posted on 12/28/2016
Used as a disinfectant to remove bacteria and other microorganisms, chlorine is added to water at a municipal level to kill germs. The use of chlorine water is common and the chemical can often be tasted in our drinking water, if you are drinking directly from the tap. Aside from our homes, chlorine water is widely used in indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Overexposure to chlorinated water...
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How to Remove Chlorine from Water
Posted on 11/4/2016
Chlorine is a powerful disinfectant popularly used in municipal water treatment plants to eliminate bacteria and other potential harmful microorganisms. It is highly effective at eradicating waterborne diseases and killing pathogens. Chlorine is widely used across the world as a disinfectant as it is inexpensive, widely accessible while being easy to control and monitor. However, despite its...
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Pure Water and Earth
Posted on 12/11/2015
Every living being needs water to survive. Over 70% of adult human body is made out of water. Water in your home typically comes from a public source such as ground water (a well), or surface water (a river). In order to know the quality of your water you must know where it comes from. Over 52% of americans depend on ground water as source of drinking water. Continue reading...