Author - Jen Clopino

Survey Indicates Americans Concerned About Tap Water Quality

A new survey reveals that 55% of Americans are concerned about the quality of their tap water. The online survey, conducted by Cint on behalf of Bluewater, also revealed that approximately one in six Americans avoid drinking water direct from their kitchen taps. The online poll surveyed more than 1,000 U.S. adults ages 18 to 70 about their general sentiments around drinking residential water and their use of different residential water filtration and purification devices in the market. Some 40.2% [...]

Water Systems and Salt

Researches across the country, reacting to the concern of health experts about the possible connection between sodium and health problems, are recommending that people on salt restricted diets avoid home water softeners that use sodium. According to the American Heart Association, fatal heart attacks are more common in areas where the water is either naturally soft or has been treated to remove calcium and magnesium. The AHA also indicated some other health problems, including goiters and bladder disease, may be tied [...]