Coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids and unhealthy pH levels, oh my! If you are worried that your water might contain these or other contaminants, at-home water quality testing is easy and relatively inexpensive…
Call it reverse snob appeal. These days, it’s the tap water enthusiasts, concerned about the growing mountains of plastic waste, who get to act self-righteous.
If you are bothered by the smell of trace amounts of chlorine in your tap water, expose it in a clear, uncovered bottle to the sun’s rays for an hour and the smell will dissipate.