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Water quality updates and tips from your trusted team

Spotlight on Water Infrastructure: New York City

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

New York city's tap water has long been cherished for its quality. Take a look at the city's infrastructure to learn how it got there, and learn whether it still stands where it once did? Try as they may, bakers in other parts of the country jut…

The waterroundup for Friday, May 11

Friday, May 11, 2018

Here's some news and information on the world of water we thought you'd want to know. Send us your own to info@ternwater.com. Happy Friday - don't forget to hydrate! Senators Unveil Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill - The Hill A bipartisan…

The waterroundup for Friday, April 20

Friday, April 20, 2018

Here's some news and information on the world of water we thought you'd want to know. Send us your own to info@ternwater.com. Happy Friday - don't forget to hydrate! 12 Best Water Bottles to Travel With Erin Brockovich has come and gone. What's…

How water data can help entire communities live healthier lives

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Today we live in an age that is highly driven with data, and analytics in order to provide people everywhere with the best possible experience they can get. At Tern, we fundamentally believe that data can help solve the major issues with our…

A Conversation with the Water Department

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

We were pleased to be invited to meet with Water Commissioner Debra McCarty along with other members of her team at the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) this month. We appreciated not just their willingness to make the time to talk and…

Health Benefits of Water, In Honor of World Water Day

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

In celebration of World Water Day, we would like to remind you of the benefits of drinking enough healthy water everyday. Higher energy levels, and less fatigue Improves brain function Helps with weight loss, and improves metabolism Boosts your…

Healthy Water at the "Point of Use"

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

At Tern, we frequently talk about empowering people to get healthy water at “the point of use.” What do we mean by that? When you fill up your water bottle before you go for a run or to the gym, chances are you use your kitchen faucet - that’s…

How to Make Sure Water From Our Kitchen is Safe to Drink

Thursday, March 8, 2018

According to USA Today, as many as 63 million Americans are exposed to unsafe drinking water, that’s almost a fifth of the entire country. This is one of the most critical elements that our nation faces today, and continues to elevate in…

Lack of Water Awareness is a Growing Problem, and We’re Fixing That

Monday, February 26, 2018

According to a 2016 Gallup Poll, around 61% of Americans “worry a great deal” about water pollution and contaminants in their water. Here at Tern Water we are offering consumers the opportunity to get their water tested at a low cost so they…

Tern Water reply to statements made by the Philadelphia Water Department

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Since our founding in 2016, our mission at Tern Water has been to provide people with access to safe and sustainable water through innovative products and services that provide better information about contaminants and make water safer at the…

Cape Cod, You Can Now Test Your Water Quality!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

According to Cape Cod times, a $6.5M carbon treatment system is being purchased to treat Hyannis water contaminants like PFOS and PFOA which are hormone disrupting compounds used in fire-fighting foams and aviation hydraulic fluids which are shown to…

PA, Get Your Water Turbidity Tested!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Philadelphia, PA - On November 6th, 2017 American Water reported a drinking water warning to parts of Allegheny and Washington counties. They reported that the water is high in Turbidity and there is a high chance of disease-causing organisms…

Tern Launches Know Your Water

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Official Press Announcement Philadelphia,PA – Introducing the easiest, and cheapest way to test your water. Know Your Water is the first service to be offered by Tern Water, with the aim of allowing users to be able to understand the water they rely…

Alexandria’s Flood

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

I’m Mo Zerban, Founder of Tern Water. I currently live in Philadelphia but I’m originally from Alexandria, Egypt. Just this week it rained a little more than usual in Alexandria and due to their decaying water infrastructure, a huge flood…

Tern Water Announces Partnership with Cross Properties.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tern Water (Tern), the maker of the Tern Faucet, closes a strategic partnership with Cross Capital. The investment allows Tern to begin beta product development and launch early marketing campaigns. The Tern Faucet is a modular attachment to a…

There’s Something in the Water: The Betrayal of a Municipal Water System

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Flint, Michigan has declared a state of emergency over levels of lead in their drinking water. At our core, we don’t want to believe that this is possible. We don’t want to believe that an American community can be subjected to such neglect in…

Water for the Modern Age

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Tern Water Family is proud to announce our official Tern Faucet slogan, “Water for the Modern Age”. We aim to provide your family with safe, sustainable, and clean drinking water all year round through purification and information at the tap…

Background Information

Friday, January 1, 2016

Since our founding in 2016, our mission at Tern has been to provide people with access to safe and sustainable water through innovative products and services that provide better information about contaminants and make water safer at the point of use…

Tern Standards, Accuracy, and References

Friday, January 1, 2016

Parameter Cautious Risky pH [ 6.5-7 ] [ 8-8.5 ] - Total Dissolved Solids (ppm) 300 500 Chlorine (ppm) 2 4 Lead (ppb) 1 5 Fluoride (ppm) 1 2.5 Total Hardness (ppm) 100 150 Chromium-6 (ppb) 5 15 Safe Rating : This means that the parameter is either…