Fluoride in Water

Fluoride — More Than Healthy Teeth

Fluoride : Part 1 Hearing the word fluoride, do you instantly think of the dentist and healthy teeth? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), fluoride is often coined as nature’s cavity fighter because it is a naturally occurring mineral, which helps prevent cavities. Fluoride is attributed with making the outer surface of teeth (enamel) […]

PCBs — They Are Among Us

PCBs—they live among us, but what are they? Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a group of 209 different man-made chemicals that share a common basic structure that may be swimming in water near you. Why bring this up? A little history will shed some light. PCBs were first manufactured commercially in 1929 by the Swann Corporation, […]

Boil Water Notice

Boil Water Notices – What You Need to Know

We cannot live without the element of water. We cannot live without the element of water; however, there are situations when it can become hazardous to our health. How will you know if your water becomes unsafe to drink? If water becomes contaminated, either with chemicals or bacteria, viruses or protozoa, there are three types […]

Chromium 6 in Water

What You Need to Know About Chromium-6 in Drinking Water

Get The Chromium-6 FAQs In recent months, you may have heard a lot about Chromium-6 in drinking water, but how does this news affect you and your family? Gordon Brothers has complied this list of the most frequently asked questions to help you stay informed about what’s in your water. Q: What is Chromium-6? A: […]

The Fracking Process and Its Side Effects

The Fracking Process and Its Side Effects

Although the process of fracking has actually been in use for decades, it is only since the turn of the 21st century has it become truly prominent. This form of oil and natural gas recovery from locations deep underground has produced a considerable amount of controversy along with releasing a considerable amount of petroleum products. […]

Chemicals used in fracking

Chemicals Used in Fracking

Fracking is a process that injects liquids into the ground in order to break up shale formations that may harbor oil or natural gas. The overall effect is somewhat like cracking eggshells in order to get what is inside. However, most fracking firms do not use ordinary water, but instead a mixture of chemicals. While […]