The Waterboy Blog

How to Filter Well Water in Your Home If the water you use at home comes from a well, you will likely have to filter it. This is because well water can include quite a few contaminants that you and your family should not be exposed...

Why Water SOFTENERS aren't Good for Southern Californians There are so many reasons why people love living in Southern California. We have gorgeous weather year-round, beaches, mountains, and plenty of vibrant cities, including Los Angeles and San Diego. Unfortunately, we also have very hard water, which...

CHLORINE ABSORPTION FROM SHOWER WATER Those relaxing, hot showers you love to take may be hazardous to your health!  Studies on the health hazards of chlorine added to our public water supplies have been conducted for decades and many of them have caused scientists to conclude...

CHOOSING THE CORRECT SIZE WATER FILTER TO FIT YOUR NEEDS Are you considering having a home water filtration system installed?  If you are interested in installing a water filtration system for your home, you’ll need to choose a system that can handle your unique water needs....

CALCIUM & MAGNESIUM IN YOUR WATER The minerals found in river water (a big source for drinking water) are the same as those found in the continental bedrock through which they flow. Much of this bedrock is formed from the fossils of ancient sea creatures; these...

Arsenic Found in Bottled Water Keurig Dr Pepper today announced it will voluntarily withdraw Penafiel unflavored mineral spring water products, imported from Mexico, due to the presence of violative levels of arsenic. Arsenic when present in the diet at very high levels, well above those...

CHLORINE ABSORPTION AND INHALATION WHILE SHOWERING Those relaxing, hot showers you love to take may be hazardous to your health!  Studies on the health hazards of chlorine added to our public water supplies have been conducted for decades and many of them have caused scientists to...

Staying Hydrated is Important to Your Health Proper hydration is always important, but during exercise, it’s essential for maximal energy and endurance. If water lost through sweating is not replaced, fatigue can develop, and energy levels will decrease. In addition to improving athletic or exercise performance,...

Use low-flow faucets. Equip restroom or break-room faucets or showers with low-flow restrictors. A low-flow faucet aerator emits less than 1.5 gallons of water per minute compared with 2.2 gallons for standard faucets. Older toilets use nearly 5 gallons of water per flush, while newer...

If you wouldn’t let your children drink tap water, then why are you allowing your precious pets to unknowingly lap it up? Sure, your pets don’t know any better, but you sure do. Tap water is generally safe to drink, but it doesn’t go through...