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What a TDS Meter Can (and Can’t) Tell You

A lot of people—and a number of water filter companies—would have you believe that TDS (total dissolved solids) meter readings are the best measure of water’s overall suitability for drinking, which is totally false. TDS meters are generally easy to use, and while they can tell you certain things about your water, a TDS meter cannot tell you if your water is safe to drink based solely on the levels of total dissolved solids. Contrary to some of the advertising used by reverse osmosis (RO) system and water pitcher brands you may have seen or heard about, [...]

Winter Preparedness: What’s the Difference Between a Winter Weather Advisory, Watch and Warning?

Winter weather can be unpredictable, and conditions can deteriorate quickly. As you prepare for winter weather this year, make sure you understand terms used by the National Weather Service and local meteorologists. Common Winter Weather Terms Winter Weather Advisory- Issued when conditions are expected to cause significant inconveniences and may [...]