west virginia water quality


An unfortunate truth is that water pollution will always exist, in some way, shape or form.  As such, it’s critical that we commit to creating the types of solutions most suitable to do battle with this never-ending issue. In Maryland, one such invention is proving its worth as just such a solution. Created by scientist […]

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So what exactly happened in Portland? Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, E. Coli was found in samples taken of the area’s drinking water supply, leading to a boil water alert for over 650,000 residents.

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So is the tap water in West Virginia safe to drink or not?  Two weeks after a chemical storage plant operated by Freedom Industries spilled 7,500+ gallons of MCHM – an industrial chemical used to separate coal from rock – into the drinking water supply, some tests indicate that water still may not be safe. […]

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Starting this week, our customers in the West Virginia area will be shipped a free refrigerator water filter from Tier1, courtesy of our FridgeFilters.com store. Today, Minnesota State Representative Steve Drazkowski (R) and Minnesota State Senator Matt Schmit (D) visited our Zumbrota, MN warehouse to watch as some of the first packages of water filters […]

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It’s still scary.  The West Virginia water contamination incident.  While it may seem that most zones have been cleared, with tap water officially declared ‘safe,’ water quality issues – ranging from discoloration, to odor, to off-flavors – may last for quite some time.  And most frustrating about all of this, as we shared yesterday, is […]

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Above are two of the rightfully angry questions being asked by West Virginia residents this week that are living through an unprecedented water contamination incident.  The most common questions being, of course, ‘when can I drink my tap water again?’ and ‘whose fault is this?’ Without speculating on blame, or unfortunately, when your tap water […]

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