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Water Quality Testing Blog

What Causes Hard Water?

Posted by Marketing Intern - Jonathan "J.R." Gerstl on Aug 6th 2018

Hard water can be a real pain in the glass…and shower, laundry machine, and personal grooming. Today we are going to look at what causes this grimy little nuisance. WHAT IS HARD WATER? Har … read more

What is Cyanuric Acid and Why You Should Care Before You Jump in The Pool This Summer?

Posted by Marketing Intern - Jonathan "J.R." Gerstl on Jul 3rd 2018

Cyanuric Acid Products Nothing beats a beautiful summer’s evening. The vibrant shades of red and orange flood the vast blue skyline as the sun sets in the horizon. Sitting on the edge of the … read more

Springtime Pool Sorcery

Posted by Chad Howard, MD on May 25th 2018

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! It’s that time of year when pool owners are faced with the task of getting their pool open and ready for use. This article will focus on some of the pertinent pool wat … read more
Making Sense of Manganese

Making Sense of Manganese

Posted by Chad Howard, MD on May 23rd 2018

Although it is never found as a pure element; manganese is necessary for the production of steel, batteries, ceramics, pesticides, fertilizers and in dietary supplements. In this month's WQP maga … read more
Return of the Ancient Poison (Arsenic)

Return of the Ancient Poison (Arsenic)

Posted by Chad Howard, M.D. on Jan 22nd 2018

Arsenic Test Kits Most people probably recognize arsenic as an old-time poison, but many do not know how potent it actually is. One-tenth of a teaspoon of arsenic can cause death in hours or d … read more