PFAS are chemicals that bioaccumulate and have shown links to harmful health effects. Our friends at the Water Quality Association have been instrumental in bringing attention to PFAS in drinking water. What does PFAS stand for? PFAS stands for Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. PFAS are a large family of man-made chemicals that contain carbon, fluorine, and other … [Read more...] about What are PFAS?
We all know that there are many benefits of drinking water, but did you know that if the water you are drinking contains harmful contaminants it could be doing your body more harm than good? According to the EPA, there are over 80 contaminants that may occur in drinking water that are a risk to human health. Wow, makes you think twice about drinking straight from the tap, … [Read more...] about What’s in Your Water?
We’ve talked about the importance of water quality when it comes to your health and even when it comes to watering your garden, but have you thought about the effect of water quality when it comes to baking your favorite treats? According to a few sources we found, water must be in drinkable form to be used in baking. Water often varies in mineral content that’s why many … [Read more...] about Water Quality & Baking
August is National Water Quality Month and at FiltersFast.com, we believe that it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about the importance of knowing what’s in your drinking water and where it’s coming from. As Americans, we just blindly trust that the water that we drink is clean, but is it really? It is important to be aware of what’s in your water and to educate yourself on … [Read more...] about Why FiltersFast.com Cares About National Water Quality Month
A recent report by the Izaak Walton League of America rated how each state monitors its water quality--and the results aren't good. Over half the states received D or F grades including New York, North Carolina, and Michigan. Virginia did the best receiving a grade of a B. Other states such as California received a C+, while Florida received a B-. Each state was judged by 6 … [Read more...] about How well does your state monitor water quality?