Water Filters

KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana As municipal water supplies become more subject to spring contamination (think – snow runoff, decaying organic matter) you may hear more news stories using the phrase ‘chlorine burnout.’  So what exactly is chlorine burnout and what do you need to know about it? Essentially, this refers simply to a […]

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Last year, we were lucky enough to interview Chef Sarah Bogan of Whisking Apprentice – a culinary school dedicated to fighting obesity in America.  In addition to her work at the school, Bogan is working to launch the television series Surviving on Stamps, where she will help families on food stamps learn how to eat […]

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5 Reasons My Dog Drinks Filtered Water

by Mike Yanke on April 3, 2014

[With all sorts of spring nasties seeping out there, it seemed like a good time to revisit the post below, to help ensure we provide the same clean drinking water to our four-legged family members that the rest of us enjoy! If you are looking for the best water filtration products to help ensure everyone […]

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I’ve been a home brewer for going on seven years.  That’s my wife and I (and the back end of our dog) to the left. In that time, I’ve spoken with dozens of other home brewers about controlling what we can control, from external temperature (see photo), to fermentation temperature to airtight hop storage.  So […]

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Tomorrow marks another World Water Day, a day of action by world leaders and the general public on behalf of the millions throughout the world without clean drinking water. Established in 1993, World Water Day initiatives have exploded in the past several years, supported and amplified in large part by social media.  [In fact, if […]

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The city of Zumbrota will NOT be responsible for water services that freeze after February 26th. In order to prevent service freeze-up, every Zumbrota water customer is urged to take the temperature of their water and continue monitoring it for the next TWO MONTHS. If your water temperature gets below 40 degrees, you should immediately start running […]

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3 Steps To Keep Your Cabin’s Drinking Water Drinkable

by Tyler Ringeisen on March 13, 2014

Cabin getaways are those times where you can spend all day asking yourself truly important questions like, “how many fish will I catch today?” or “doesn’t this flower smell good?”  But unfortunately, more stressful questions can seep into our minds like “why does my water smell funny?” or “is my cabin’s drinking water OK to […]

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Within this blog, we shy away from any inflammatory discussions involving politics.  If the efforts we make to help provide clean drinking water and education blend over into politics, we try to focus more on the power of bipartisanship.  So the video above from Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) should not be seen as an […]

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How Often Should I Change My Well Water Filter?

by JoAnne Cluth on March 6, 2014

My customer service team receives tough questions from well water customers – almost daily – regarding how often they should change their well water filter. Personally – I love it when we get these questions.  Well water drinkers are a fiercely loyal bunch that understands the importance of clean water in just about every aspect […]

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It’s safe to say that it’s been a brutal winter.  Record cold temperatures and snowfall have made life miserable for those living on the east coast and in the Midwest in particular.  While we all look forward to the coming of spring, there is one final kick from Old Man Winter that many of us […]

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