Your SoCal Tap Water

Desalination or the process of “desalting” removes minerals and salts from either ocean water or “brackish” water. The term “brackish” is used to identify water that has high concentrations of nitrates...

In Southern California, groundwater plays a major role in providing a sustainable drinking water source for millions of people. The percentage of tap water that a person receives from groundwater supplies...

Early settlements and towns were always built near a source of water. Without water humans cannot live. Accordingly, the California drought has brought on threats of limited water available to grow...

Evidence of chromium 6 in public water systems has been making headlines. A recent report compiled by the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research agency, stated that higher than recommended levels...

In the United States, public drinking water is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Additional regulation is also enforced by individual states. The EPA is responsible for studying potential...

June gloom is over and the summer heat continues throughout Southern California. If you are looking to cool down and enjoy a refreshing summer treat, why not check out some of...

Is tap water safe to drink? Is bottled water safer than tap water? Testing of bottled water is less frequent than tap water. The EPA regulates tap water quality. Leaching of...

Tap Water Day is almost here and YourSoCalTapWater is getting excited! May 7th is a day to celebrate the important role that clean, safe tap water plays in our lives, here...

The saying, “April showers, brings May flowers,” may get you to start thinking about rainwater and where it goes after it falls from the sky. It is true that the springtime...

California’s drought remains at the forefront of events affecting residents, businesses and government throughout the State. Included in the topic of drought, Californians continue to hear about concerns with snowpack levels....