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Water Bottle Mummy

Room moms, this one is for you! Your Halloween class party craft must be unique, fun, and cute — while at the same time easy enough for small hands, and mess-free for the teacher’s sanity.  Plus, there is a time limit. You have about 20 minutes to center the attention of 23 seven-year-olds enough to complete…

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The Best Urban Hiking in Cleveland

Backpacking in the city

What is Urban Hiking? Urban hiking was born during a light bulb moment by a man in Los Angeles. Several times a week he drove forty minutes to walk wooded trails. One day in frustrating LA traffic, he asked himself, why don’t I just walk in the city instead? He took to the streets, trekking through…

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How often do Water Filters Need Replaced

clean drinking water

Although water filters do not have an expiration date, they come with a recommended lifespan. If you neglect to change your carbon water filter on a regular basis, your drinking water may experience some troubling symptoms. Consider your water filters as a whole on a one year cycle. The frequency at which you need to…

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5 Contaminants Removed by Water Filtration

Steel Faucet with Fresh Running Water

Garret and Gavin Walters knew their ABC’s and colors, were growing normally, and enjoyed twin hood until their drinking water poisoned them in Flint, MI. The boys are now being re-taught the basics that they have since forgotten due to the memory loss associated with lead exposure. Gavin, at a mere 39 pounds, no longer…

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5 Common Myths About Reverse Osmosis Water For Your Home

Home Water Filtration: Reverse Osmosis

What is reverse osmosis (RO) water? Reverse Osmosis is a treatment system in which tap water is forced through a semi-permeable membrane leaving behind contaminants that can alter the taste, smell, and general quality of water. The filter allows purified water to pass through but, rejects solids such as sodium, arsenic, and lead.  Reverse osmosis systems will…

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12 Reasons You Should Drink Mineral Water

Mineral-Water-Health-Benefits-with-lime

Spring, distilled, reverse osmosis, alkaline, sparkling, mineral…how can there be so many different types of something as simple as water? The process H2O is subjected to is the primary determinant of its classification. However, in cases such as mineral water, it is a matter of the source and the elements found in the finished product.…

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Quick Tips About Pool Water Delivery

Swimming Pool Water

There are a few times throughout the life of your pool that you will need to have it (re)filled with water: when it is brand new, if a repair is required, and if the water is rendered untreatable. When these times arise, you should decide whether you will fill the swimming pool yourself (with a garden hose) or use…

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Water Bottle Fill Stations for Schools BYO(W)B

Water Fountain Fill Station

Schools are declaring their premises BYO(W)B- bring your own water bottle- with the help of water bottle fill stations. Also called hydration stations, these units retrofit to existing drinking water fountains to allow users to fill their water bottles. Schools have become particularly interested in the technology because it will enable their students and faculty…

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All About Sparkling Water

sparkling water with lime

In 1767 Joseph Priestley was the first to infuse plain water with carbon dioxide and referred to the resulting sparkling beverage as his “happiest discovery.” He began to share his invention with friends, word spread and the bubbly refresher became a popular drink choice. Today, sparkling water is making a resurgence, in fact, it is…

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The Dangers of Winter Dehydration

gallon water

In 2016 Henry Worsley attempted to become the first solo explorer to cross Antarctica.  He battled temperatures reaching 44 degrees below zero. He came close to accomplishing his goal but, met his demise just miles before the finish line. The cause of his death was not starvation or hypothermia as you may be thinking; it…

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Do I Need a Water Softener?

Water Softener Pellets

All of the sinks in my house have a consistent orange ring around the drain, our faucets are covered with white flakes, and my skin is always itchy and dry. These were just a few complaints I had the year we moved into our home. It took some time to solve the mystery but, thanks…

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