Pennsylvania Sets New Drinking Water Standards for Highly Toxic “Forever Chemicals”

PFAS, also known as forever chemicals, are a threat to public health. These contaminants have been found in public water systems across the country and in Pennsylvania. They can also be present in private wells.  Pennsylvania has just enacted a statewide drinking water limit standard for two PFAS. Forever chemicals have been contaminating public drinking […]

Top 3 Residential Water Treatment Methods

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Are you currently plagued with water quality issues within your home? This is a common problem many people experience. Most of us already have our water treated to some level. If you rely on a public drinking water supply, it is treated to meet safety standards. Typically, it is chlorine or chloramine that is added […]

Dangers of Chlorine in Your Drinking Water

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Water is the life force we depend on to stay active, healthy, and alive. Consuming clean water makes your heart, brain, and muscles function better. Staying hydrated increases your energy levels, flushes out toxins from your body, aids digestion, and improves your complexion.  By drinking water that is safe for consumption, you’re able to protect […]

Hard Water Effects on the Body

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If you have hard water, you have probably noticed the signs around your home. Hard water effects various areas of your home.  One common issue is mineral buildup on faucet heads and shower heads. Another issue? Your dishes are always left with water spots after running a load through the dishwasher. While hard water can […]

Do Faucet-Mounted Filters Work

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Are you frustrated with your drinking water quality? If you’re experiencing tap water issues such as cloudy water, floating particles, or you’re generally unhappy with how your water tastes, you may be considering adding a mounted filter. While water filters can help to filter out some particles, it may not address all of the issues […]

What are PFAS Chemicals?

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Have you heard the term “forever chemicals” before? These chemicals are perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFOA) and PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid). These PFA chemicals are a group of human-made chemicals that have been used in many industry and consumer products since the 1950s. There are thousands of PFAS chemicals. They can be in everyday products […]

Pennsylvania Water Hardness

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Water quality should not be taken for granted. Pennsylvania’s drinking water is considered hard. Across PA, water quality differs, county to county, city to city. Water hardness levels vary across the state, some areas having higher water hardness than others. How you treat your water depends on your water source. Testing your drinking water will […]

Issues We See in 9 out of 10 Homes in Southern Chester County

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Water quality varies from not just one area to the next, but even neighboring homes can have very different water quality, especially when they source from wells. However, some areas have consistent water issues that we see in almost every home or business, and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania is one such area. Southern Chester County […]

Well Water Problems in Pennsylvania

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Well contaminants are common in Pennsylvania and across the United States. Private homeowner wells are not regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Although they do emphasize the importance of testing your well water for contaminants at least once a year.  As a homeowner of a private well you are responsible for the […]

Common Home & Commercial Water Issues

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At Suburban Water we are able to professionally treat residential and commercial water systems. With 60+ years of knowledge, we have resolved many customers’ water quality issues. We customize solutions specific for your needs, ensuring that you get the best quality water. The easiest way to determine if you have a water quality issue is […]