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6 Laundry Mistakes You Might Not Know You’re Making

6 Laundry Mistakes You Might Not Know You’re Making  Avoiding these rookie mistakes can keep clothes looking new and extend the life of your appliances I’d always thought laundry was a pretty straight-forward, goof-proof chore. After all, it’s really a two-step process – wash and dry, right? Okay, except for my … small … oversight […]

Microplastics in water

Microplastics in Drinking Water: Particles are alarmingly pervasive say new studies   Treatment plants are estimated to remove only about 90% of microplastics from wastewater, allowing a significant amount to enter natural waterways. (Source: European Commission Science for Environment Policy) Did you know that every year, an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic find […]

7 Tips to Keep Your Water Well Healthy This Winter

Six Tips to Keep Your Well Well This Winter Even the kindest  So, as the leaves change and the temperatures drop in Wisconsin, it’s time to shift our focus to essential fall maintenance for your water well. Cold climates pose unique challenges for well owners, and proactive care during the autumn season can help ensure […]

Improving Water Quality: The Role of Water Softeners

Improving Water Quality: The Role of Water Softeners Water softeners are a common household appliance that many homeowners turn to for improving the quality of their water. These devices are indeed effective at addressing a specific issue: water hardness. However, there’s a common misconception that water softeners make your water safer to drink. In this […]

Buying a Home? Avoid These Water Headaches

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Buying a Home? Avoid These Water Headaches! Buying or building a new home is an exciting journey filled with many decisions and considerations. Certainly, curb appeal and construction quality are important, and many people invest in a home inspection before making a buying commitment. However, it’s equally important to pay close attention to the water […]

Nitrate Contamination Increasing in Wisconsin’s Rural Wells

Nitrate contamination is rising in Central Wisconsin Recent studies have shown that nitrate contamination is increasing in Wisconsin’s rural private wells. High nitrate levels pose a significant threat to private wells and businesses across our state, particularly in rural areas. Nitrates, introduced mainly through agricultural runoff, fertilizers, and industrial activities, can infiltrate groundwater, leading to […]