There is nothing quite as wonderful as drinking a nice, cold bottle of pure water on a hot day. Or is there? Americans consumed about 50 million bottles of water last year. Almost a quarter of those bottles were manufactured by the brands Aquafina and Dasani which are owned by beverage giants Pepsi and Coke, […]
If you live in Florida, you have probably seen the recent warnings about the budding tropical disturbance likely to hit our state this weekend or early next week. Let’s look at what you can do to help meet your water needs in the case of such an event.
Living in Florida, we are fortunate to have a large source of groundwater. Aquifers are the main source of drinking water in our state, whether it’s well water or public water. Most groundwater is naturally clean and free of contaminants but aquifers can become contaminated – and cause illness – through bacteria, nitrates, chemicals, poorly […]
Hot summer days call for staying hydrated, and we’ve found some colorful ways to dress up your ice cubes to make consuming the requisite amount of water a little more fun and a lot tastier. PUCKER UP Combine equal parts fresh lemon juice and water; add a pinch of sugar. Pour into ice cube tray, […]
If you’ve seen a weather forecast in the past few weeks, you know that weather has been a bit extreme. Just a few days ago, a massive cold front pushed through the Eastern USA causing tornadoes in the Southeast and blizzards in the Northeast. Throughout all of it, you keep hearing the phrase “El Niño […]
Finding the healthiest and most nutrient dense food options is extremely important, but to some degree, finding the best water options can be even more important! Some sources of water can contain hundreds of chemicals and many of these chemicals can be more easily absorbed from water than from food.