water test kit

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 […]


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 […]


I need my shower.  Whether it’s for just a few minutes of relaxation or a hydrating refresh after a hard core workout, I don’t think I’m alone in saying it helps to provide me with just enough peace and balance. So when I take a shower, the last thing I want to be wondering about […]

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To Test or Not To Test

by wfnblog on July 6, 2011

A common question that confronts anyone dealing with water treatment issues is whether or not to test.


E. coli is a type of fecal bacteria commonly found in the intestines of animals and humans, it is an emerging cause of foodborne and waterborne illness.


Water Test Kit 101

by wfnblog on January 18, 2010

In this video, Certified Water Specialist Aquaman goes through the basics of water testing kits. Whether for city, municipal or well water, Aquaman shares some insider knowledge on common water test kits, how they work, and what contaminants they test for.