Hard Vs. Soft Water: What’s the Difference?

Not all tap water is created equally. Since it comes from different sources and is treated in various ways, the quality of water one city system receives can vary considerably from what is used in the next city or state over. With that being said, there is one big category of difference often referred to…

CARES Act School Funding: What To Know

In March 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the CARES Act in response to the novel coronavirus through the GEER Fund or Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund. This financial aid package was provided to all of the states for funding schools and offering flexibility during the pandemic.1 Now, more than a year after the global pandemic…

How to Remove Lead from Water

Access to clean drinking water is a basic need. Despite the challenges that cities continue to have with contaminated water, there are solutions to provide people what they need to stay healthy. Fortunately, through modern technology, learning how to remove lead from water is made easier through water purification systems. Understanding the need for purification…

Common Myths about Lead in Drinking Water

There’s a lot of information available regarding lead contamination in water. It’s important to decipher what’s factual versus what’s perceived as truth. The more you understand the myths about lead in drinking water, the better you’ll be able to limit your risk of contamination or lead poisoning.  Furthermore, knowing ways to reduce lead exposure and…

What Is Nonpoint Source Pollution?

The contaminants found in drinking water come from several different sources and two categories of pollution. What is nonpoint pollution versus point-source pollution? Nonpoint source pollution (NPS) is generally a result of precipitation, drainage, and/or surface runoff.  It’s often caused by rainfall or melting snow moving through the ground and making its way to your…

Reopening Strategy for Fitness Centers

In 2020, gyms, yoga studios, and other exercise facilities had to reimagine their setup or shut their doors completely due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Every health club and fitness facility is navigating the ongoing changes based on varying restrictions. Reopening fitness centers comes with the challenge of maintaining a limited capacity of people. It…

How to Save Your Business Money in 2021

Every year businesses set out to drive more revenue for their companies, but on the reverse side of the same coin is saving more money, too. As industries gear up for 2021, many businesses are considering ways to cut costs and rebound from the rough times of 2020 to become profitable once more. There are…

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

The space between the old and a new is when resolutions are made. Everyone may feel a little hesitant when creating new year’s resolutions after the year that 2020 brought us, but despite the ups and downs, it doesn’t mean we can’t all be hopeful and plan for the year ahead. Thinking of at least…

Employee Satisfaction in 2021

Employee satisfaction is essential to the productivity of any business. The more employees enjoy and are engaged in their work, the greater the result will be. This involves a combination of things, from providing competitive compensation to updating office perks to how much a person feels valued at the company. This regularly needs to be…

What an Additional Shutdown Means for Your Business?

Covid-19 brought many industries to a halt in early 2020, especially those in the hospitality sector, such as restaurants, hotels, and entertainment venues, due to stay-at-home orders by the government. However, all small businesses felt and continue to feel the strain of being unable to serve their communities at full capacity or at all.  Those…