With cottage season upon us water is a "Hot Topic". Most cottages and some homes in the Niagara Region draw their drinking water directly from a lake. Although a great source of drinking water, lake water is almost always contaminated with bacteria
In recent years there has been a trend in the health industry which relates high pH water to many health claims such as slowing the aging process, cleansing the blood, preventing chronic diseases and soothing acid reflux. Is there any validity to these claims ?
This is a very common occurrence if your water is drawn from a cistern or a well. When the leaves begin to fall and collect in the eavestroughs or seep into the ground the colour begins to dissolve into the water