For the most part, the quality of Arizona’s drinking water is pretty solid. For example, we don’t have the lead issues found in Flint and at least 32 other American cities. Our main water worries revolve around taste and water hardness, though Arizonans have one additional worry that is found across the country, and that is pharmaceuticals commonly found in
How do you know if you have a slab leak? What’s the general practice about maintaining your hot water tanks? How do you fix your running toilet? What if your toilet is slow draining? Is that a job for the professionals? Get the answers to these home service questions and more on The Ask Johnny D Show, episode 2. And remember, if
From hard water damaging pipes to water softeners and RO systems, this episode of The Ask Johnny D Show covers quite a few water-related topics. We hope you find the information useful! And remember, if you have your own home services questions, just click to the Ask Johnny D page. A few highlights: Are water softeners are a good idea? Absolutely. Hard
The water crisis that unfolded in Flint, Michigan, has people across the nation wondering about the safety of their own water supply. Flint’s drinking water disaster prompted a federal investigation about lead levels and a state of emergency declaration by Governor Rick Snyder. Scary. There are certainly no signs that Phoenix valley residents need to worry to that extent over
For many people, adding a water filtration system to the home’s water supply isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. If you live in Arizona, you undoubtedly understand the importance of a water filtration system. In fact, an astonishing 23% of residents claim the water isn’t even clean enough for their pets to drink. Fortunately, water filtration systems aren’t as costly
Almost all drinking water is absolutely safe, but that doesn’t mean it’s pure. For many reasons, some people need water that is even cleaner – or tastier – than typical tap water. Depending on where you live, your drinking water may contain parasites, viruses, and chemicals. Standard water filtration systems may not be enough to remove some of these contaminants.
Is your home’s water heater on its last drips? If it is, and you’re looking for a replacement, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 million residential water heaters were replaced in 2014, according to the US Department of Energy. That’s not surprising, as traditional water heaters’ life spans are somewhere around 10-12 years. Instead of waiting for your water heater