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4 Big Reasons Your Kids Need To Stay Hydrated This Summer

April 4, 2013 by  
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4 Big Reasons Your Kids Need To Stay Hydrated This Summer

Almost everybody has heard the eight glasses of water a day for health suggestion and most people are familiar with the need to stay hydrated. However, not everybody knows the specific reason why hydration is so important, especially for children. Here are four big reasons your kids need to be well hydrated this summer. Dehydration […]

A decade later, massive civil case against oil companies ready to proceed

January 9, 2013 by  
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New Hampshire sued 22 oil and gas companies in late 2003, claiming their use of the gasoline additive MTBE caused groundwater contamination throughout the Granite State. A decade later, the trial is about to get under way in Concord on Monday.

Beijing tap water getting worse: expert

January 8, 2013 by  
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To drink or not to drink? That is the question for Beijing residents, according to water quality expert Zhao Feihong. Her answer: No. She advises anyone who can afford it to switch to bottled water, claiming it is a safer alternative.

Are You Scared Of Your Tap Water?

August 3, 2012 by  
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Blooming algae at some Marin reservoirs has given tap water for Ross Valley residents an funky taste and sparked some dialogue on Patch and our Facebook page about drinking water from the faucet. In the last few days, many in Marin have recently noticed their tap water tastes differnet. While the blooming algae taste from the Nicasio Reservoir has been noticeable in Ross Valley and San Rafael, North Marin Water District officials are handling a bloom at Stafford Lake, according to a story in

You’ll Drink More Water If It Tastes Better!

July 26, 2012 by  
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  Are you getting enough H20?  When it’s very hot out, or you’ve been exercising and sweating you need to up your water intake.  So how much do you need? From Healthy Living:  The Institute of Medicine recommends women get 91 ounces of total water (men need a bit more: 125 ounces), which is about three […]

Keep Cool This Summer With Our Watermelon Slushie Recipe

July 9, 2012 by  
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  Total time: 6 min     Prep time: 3 min Ingredients: 6 ice cubes (use filtered water) 2 cups cubed watermelon, seedless 1 teaspoon organic honey (optional) Directions:  Place your ice cubes into a blender.  Cover and pulse until crushed.  Then, add the cubed watermelon and blend for one minute, or until desire slushie consistency […]

Herbal Sun Tea: Perfect For Summer!

June 4, 2012 by  
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Now that summer has arrived quench your thirst with some delicious tea, without heating up your kitchen. Make sure you use a glass mason jar, or other glass container to make your sun tea.  Plastics can leach harmful chemicals into your drink.  Also use filtered water free of any contaminants for the best taste and […]

Why you need to ditch bottled water

May 19, 2012 by  
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Harmful chemicals in plastics The use of BPA in plastic has been a hot topic in the news recently.  BPA stands for bisphenol A.  It is a chemical that can leak into food and drinks through the use of food container coatings and plastics.  The Breast Cancer Fund has been working to help ban BPA […]

Guest Post: Important Things to Remember about Watering your Lawn

May 8, 2012 by  
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Removes harmful chlorine from garden water

Watering has to be done properly in order to keep a lawn green and healthy.  Failure to water your lawn properly often results in wilting and brown spots. One of the most important keys to a healthy lawn is proper water management. Listed below are things you need to remember as you implement your lawn […]

PuriTeam – Water Quality

April 21, 2012 by  
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Water Quality and Marcellus Shale Drilling The water quality issues resulting from natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio are just starting to emerge. Problems include water that is 5X saltier than seawater and laden with dissolved solids such as sulfates and chlorides, which conventional sewage and drinking water treatment plants […]

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