Dangerous Levels of PFAS in Drinking Water

PFAs / PFOs In Wisconsin Drinking Water - Health Effects & What You Need To Know

The EPA’s New Guidelines The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new non-binding health guidelines on drinking water and the acceptable level of PFAS. We are here to explain what that means and what you can do to ensure that your family has safe drinking water. PFAS refers to a group of man-made chemicals (PFOA, PFOS, … Read more

What is the Difference Between Clear and Cloudy Ice?

Clear Ice Vs Cloudy Ice in beverages

We all have the experience of going out to eat at a restaurant and being served a cool, refreshing glass of ice water to go along with our meal. Many people may not consciously notice it, but restaurant ice water is typically filled with clear ice, making it look and taste far superior to the cloudy ice we can make at home. How are clear and cloudy ice different, why is ice from home cloudy, and how can homeowners get clean and clear ice instead?

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How to Change a Whole House Water Prefilter

Water Filters

It’s that time of year again! As with all household appliances, there comes a time when you need to roll up your sleeves and give your water system some routine maintenance. And it all start with changing your prefilter. It sounds complicated at first, but we promise, your friends at Aquarius have your back.  First, … Read more

How Dangerous is Arsenic in My Drinking Water?

Woman drinking glass of water.

Earlier this month, we shared the results of a first-of-its-kind study that analyzed water quality data from more than 48,000 communities across the county. The study found traces of carcinogens in drinking water, which may be linked to more than hundred thousand cancer cases in the United States. Arsenic was among the carcinogens discovered in … Read more

What Are Carcinogens and Are They in My Water?

Young woman drinking pure glass of water

When environmental or man-made substances are thoroughly tested and analyzed by a third-party and determined to cause cancer, they’re referred to as carcinogens (American Cancer Society). Common carcinogens that you might already know of include: asbestos, tobacco smoke, UV radiation, wood dust, and nickel compounds.  According to the ATSDR, coming into contact with certain carcinogens … Read more

Should I Be Concerned about Manganese in My Water?

Close up of children hands, pouring glass of fresh water from tap in kitchen

Did you know that our bodies actually need manganese? This naturally occurring mineral, which is found in certain foods and typically in ground water, is responsible for providing antioxidants to our bodies: “It also plays a role in bone formation, blood clotting, and reducing inflammation,” (Medical News Today).  Though small amounts of manganese offer essential … Read more

What Kind of Water is Best for Brewing Beer at Home?

Glass mug of home brewed beer.

If you prefer to brew your favorite styles of beer at home then you already know that the quality of your water supply plays a key role in the process. According to Craft Beer & Brewing, though beer can be brewed using any type of water, the choice between hard, soft, or alkaline water will … Read more

What is the Best Way to Filter Tap Water?

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Looking for an effective water filtration solution? Though store-bought brand filters can easily attach to water pitchers and faucets, eliminating chlorine taste and odors from your tap water, installing a whole house filtration system can instantly improve your water quality and remove microscopic contaminants. This way your drinking water always stays clean, clear, and delicious … Read more

Refreshing Ice Cubes Begin With Reverse Osmosis Water

There’s nothing better than crystal clear ice. Admit it — just their translucent appearance alone makes any drink taste more refreshing on the spot. Picture this: It’s summertime and you’re floating in the pool, sipping on a clear-iced cocktail. Mmmm! Now, transport yourself to the dead of winter (we know, it’s drastic, but bear with … Read more

PFCs: What Are They & How Do I Get Rid of Them?

The complete list of common water contaminants is rather lengthy, it’s true. And more than that, the contaminants found in the water of one home in Minnesota or Wisconsin, can be drastically different from those found in the water of the next. This is because most contaminants are a product of the environment in which … Read more