What is Hard Water? You may have noticed it on your shower door. That scaly buildup that seems to create… Read more Hard Water: Unsafe or Just a Nuisance?
Our region has a rich history in farming and agriculture. The agriculture and farming industry continues to strive, providing food,… Read more Minimizing Agricultural and Farming Run-off into Local Watersheds
Desalination or the process of “desalting” removes minerals and salts from either ocean water or “brackish” water. The term “brackish”… Read more Brackish Water Desalination
In Southern California, groundwater plays a major role in providing a sustainable drinking water source for millions of people. The… Read more Drinking Water: Groundwater Availability, Challenges and Solutions
Early settlements and towns were always built near a source of water. Without water humans cannot live. Accordingly, the California… Read more History of Drinking Water
Evidence of chromium 6 in public water systems has been making headlines. A recent report compiled by the Environmental Working… Read more Is Chromium 6 Contaminating U.S. Public Water Systems?
In the United States, public drinking water is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Additional regulation is also… Read more Constituents of Emerging Concern: Monitoring for Contaminants in Drinking Water
June gloom is over and the summer heat continues throughout Southern California. If you are looking to cool down and… Read more Tap Water Drinks
Is tap water safe to drink in Southern California? Is bottled water safer than tap water? Following recent reports of… Read more Is Tap Water Safe?
Tap Water Day is almost here and YourSoCalTapWater is getting excited! May 7th is a day to celebrate the important… Read more Tap Water Day – Celebrating Southern California’s Tap Water Quality and Reliability