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Pink Stains in Your Tub

Have you noticed your toilet or bathtub turning pink? It can seem like a never-ending job to keep them clean and the majority of us aren’t entirely sure what to do about it. 

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BATC Award Winners

Each year, one Builder, one Remodeler and one Associate member of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities earns these most prestigious awards that recognize trust, communication, loyalty and ethics in business dealings between them and the other BATC members with whom they work. 

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Iron Clad: West Metro Citizens Dealing With Metallic Water

Discolored water in the west metro area has local residents wondering what they can do to avoid yellow stains and repulsive smells.

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Spring Cleaning With Soft Water

With the first official day of spring behind us, the time for spring cleaning is creeping closer.

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Problem Water: E. Coli

E. coli is a notoriously deadly bacterium, find out what Minnesotans should know about it.

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Knock Off the Knock Offs

Find out what Water Doctors is doing to protect our customers from unscrupulous con artists.

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5 Money Saving Water Tips

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Water Doctors presents five simple ways for homeowners to cut back on their monthly water and energy bills.

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BATC Awards of Excellence

Water Doctors Co-Founders Bob and Laurie Hoey on the red carpet at the BATC Awards of Excellence Gala

Water Doctors was on the red carpet after being nominated at the BATC Awards of Excellence Gala last week.

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Water Foul: 4 Things That Make Your Water Stink

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Find out what what's causing those fumes in your water, and how you can get rid of them!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Answers to questions we get most often!

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Water Doctors Partner Recognized by Forbes

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Water Doctors partner, Pentair, is named to Forbes Top 100 World's Most Innovative Companies.

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Problem Water: Acidity

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Those of us who can remember our middle school science classes may be confused by this headline.

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Sips of Summer

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As temperatures rise in the mid summer months, Minnesotans know every trick in the book to keep cool, stay comfortable, and perhaps even enjoy the humid air and heat that impresses even the warmest of southern states.

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Water Doctors In The News!

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Water Doctors was featured in a recent edition of the Builders Club Newspaper! Download the PDF below to read the full article and maybe learn something new about your favorite Water Treatment Company.

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Five Features Your New Water Softener Must Have

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A new water softener is an important purchase. Don't buy one without doing the proper research.

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Problem Water: Pesticides

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Crop dusting can have hidden costs for people who don't carefully test and purify their water. 

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Acid Rain: What Causes It And What We Can Do

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The term acid rain evokes images of dissolving vegetation and wildlife, burning skin, and a hazy, destructive atmosphere.

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Problem Water: Mercury

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Despite what your eyes may be telling you, the calendar says that it’s spring. Once the weather begins to cooperate, many of us will be looking to spend some time out on the lake, with a fishing rod in one hand and a cold brew in the other.

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Drinking Water Filters: What You Need To Know

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Consumers looking to invest in a high-quality, efficient water filter are faced with dozens of choices, all promising great tasting H20 and ease of use.

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Problem Water: Sodium

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Midwesterners who visit America’s beautiful ocean coasts are met with an unpleasant surprise upon squeezing into a bathing suit and going for a swim: salt water.

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Problem Water: Legionnaires' disease

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In July 1976 hundreds of American veterans gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to celebrate the American Bicentennial.  Within days, these heroes began complaining of muscle pains, fatigue, and chills.

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The Five Most Common Water Treatment Myths

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As water service professionals, we hear a number of oft-repeated fallacies that don’t hold up upon closer inspection.  What follows are the most common inaccuracies we hear, and the truth behind them.

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Problem Water: Iron

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An in-depth look at how iron gets into the water in your home, the problems it causes once it’s there, and what you can do about it.

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Water Doctors Chosen As New Builders Club Vendor

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The prestigious Builders Club, which works with home builders and remodelers across more than a dozen states and the District of Columbia, has selected Water Doctors Water Treatment Company as one of its featured water vendors.

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Five Water Related New Year’s Resolutions

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In keeping with a time-honored tradition, Water Doctors presents a list of water-related resolutions that everyone would do well to strive for.

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Problem Water: Magnesium

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Water can have all sorts of different chemicals and contaminants that cause illness and other issues.  

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Water Doctors Naughty and Nice List

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful.  The Upper Midwest got blasted this weekend with nearly 10 inches of snow, and now seems like an appropriate time to turn our attention to the upcoming holiday season.

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Frightening in a Bottle

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Why America's infatuation with bottled water isn't as healthy as you might think


Americans love their bottled water, and it's easy to see why. Water is calorie free; it's the original diet drink. It also provides numerous health benefits such as flushing the toxins out of your system.  

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Water Doctors Water Treatment's New Mission

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There comes a time in the maturation of every company that it needs to take a long, hard look in the mirror and ask itself a few vitally important questions:

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Five Reasons to be Thankful

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Thanksgiving is probably my favorite time of the year.

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Reverse Osmosis

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Why the purest water available is the only choice for your family

You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about the water you are drinking.  You bought a water softener.  That should be good enough, right? 

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The Effect of Hurricane Sandy on Drinking Water for Survivors

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When a natural disaster strikes, the impact is immediate.  Lives are lost, homes are destroyed and landscapes are shifted.  Scars, both physical and emotional ones, remain across affected areas long after the damage is inflicted.  Our nation received a cold reminder of the brutal disposition of Mother Nature at her worst when Hurricane Sandy tore into the East Coast last month. 

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