The Facts About Water Filters

The Facts About Water Filters

You may think that one water filter is as good as another, but think again. The filter you buy on impulse may not be keeping your family safe. Water Filter Beverage companies have made a fortune on marketing bottled water on the premise that it’s “pure,” from...
Water: Purification Methods

Water: Purification Methods

Things you should know before you try to purify a water source. When Lewis and Clark explored the nation’s vast interior in the early 1800s, they actually obtained some of their drinking water directly from the Missouri River. Amazingly, they didn’t do anything to...
Water Purification

Water Purification

Water purification is the removal of contaminants from raw water to produce drinking water that is pure enough for human consumption or for industrial use. Substances that are removed during the process include parasites (such as Giardia or Cryptosporidium) ,...
The Facts About Water Filters

The Facts About Water Filters

You may think that one water filter is as good as another, but think again. The filter you buy on impulse may not be keeping your family safe. Water Filter Beverage companies have made a fortune on marketing bottled water on the premise that it’s “pure,” from...
How Safe Is Public Water?

How Safe Is Public Water?

Under the Safe Water Drinking Act, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for setting national drinking water standards. The EPA regulates over 80 contaminants—including arsenic, e-coli, cryptosporidia, chlorine, and lead—that may be found in...