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Toxic Legacy of Forever Chemicals in Australian Tap Water

Australia is facing a significant water contamination crisis due to PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), commonly known as "forever chemicals." These substances have been used since the 1940s in various industrial and consumer products, including firefighting foams, non-stick cookware, and water-repellent fabrics. Their persistence in the environment and human body has led to increasing health…
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Understanding Fryer Oil Test Strips: Benefits, Usage, and Maintenance

In the fast-paced world of commercial kitchens, maintaining the quality of frying oil is paramount for ensuring the consistency and flavor of fried foods. Fryer oil test strips are indispensable tools designed to simplify this crucial aspect of kitchen management. In this article, we will delve into what fryer oil test strips are, their applications,…
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Impacts of Increased Salinity in Drinking Water

Rising salinity in drinking water, surface and groundwater present a great risk to crop yield, public health, and the quality of drinking water. The goodness of water does not reach the public who must instead wear the increased cost for making water potable and providing proper treatment for wastewater disposal. [caption id="attachment_18832" align="alignnone" width="900"] Salinity…
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How to Deal with Lead in House Paint?

Consumption of lead in any form or through any mode is toxic to the health of all individuals more so in the case of pregnant women, unborn babies and kids who are exposed to greater risk. Ingestion of small quantities of the toxic substance over a period leads to its accumulation in the body can…
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How To Use TDS Water Testers

[caption id="attachment_17574" align="alignnone" width="900"] How To Use TDS Water Testers[/caption] How To Use TDS Water Testers | TDS water testers provide you with the tools required to detect the total amount of dissolved solids in water. Dissolved solids can include minerals, salts, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, bicarbonates, chlorides, sulfates and other organic matter. TDS testers…
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E coli Test Kits: Testing for E.Coli Bacterium in Drinking Water

There has been an alarming increase in the demand for E coli test kits in developed countries including Australia. This sparks a major concern with local authorities due to poor water quality in regional areas. Queenslanders asked to boil all water before using for drinking purposes. [caption id="attachment_12347" align="alignnone" width="900"] E coli Water Test Kits[/caption]…
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How Does Lead Exposure thru Drinking Water Affect Your Body?

How Does Lead Exposure thru Drinking Water Affect Your Body? Government regulations with regard to drinking water require the ascertainment of contaminants and their maximum levels that can remain in drinking water without causing any harm to the health of the individual consuming it. The prevailing levels should be such that a sufficient safety margin…
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What does the Presence of Green Bath Water Mean?

What does the Presence of Green Bath Water Mean? If your bath water is tinted green or blue or your plumbing fixtures have blue or green stains around it's an indication of excessive copper levels in your bath water. And this has to be tackled immediately as absorption of more than the required levels of…
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Health Impact of Chromium in Drinking Water

Chromium in Drinking Water | Chromium largely occurs in the form of chromium-6 and chromium-3 in the environment’s natural waters. Chromium-3 or trivalent chromium is a required human nutrient whereas chromium-6 or hexavalent chromium is toxic in nature. [caption id="attachment_11004" align="alignnone" width="900"] Chromium in Drinking Water[/caption] How does Chromium Enter Drinking Waters Chromium comes into…
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Maintaining Water Quality in Rainwater Tanks

Maintaining Water Quality: Rainwater is considered by many as clean and pure though in reality it is not always so. The quality of your tank water will depend on the manner in which it has been collected. If the water is collected in rainwater tanks from roof runoffs then there may be a risk of…
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