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Hurricane Safety Tips: Avoid Water Contamination After Hurricane Florence

2018 Hurricane Safety Tips: A Hurricane Florence safety guide of how to avoid drinking contaminated water after a hurricane As Hurricane Florence continues to intensify, this mighty, category 4 storm is expected to strike the east coast of America on Thursday. The Weather Channel reckons that Hurricane Florence is likely to hit with a “life-threatening […]

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The EWG Tap Water Database: Tap Water Quality Reports by Zip Code

Environmental Working Group Tap Water Database: Check Your Tap Water Quality by Zip Code In July 2017, the Environmental Working Group Tap Water Database was launched. The EWG tap water database is an online innovation spreading awareness about the drinking water quality in America. This also lets people check their tap water quality by zip code. It is updated […]

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Contaminated California Drinking Water: 1,2,3-TCP Chemical (Trichloropropane)

Contaminated Drinking Water California: 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP) Chemical Causing Water Issues in California / Tainted Water Including Serious Health Risks to Millions (TCP is Considered a Powerful Cancer-Causing Agent!) Dow Chemical and Shell’s agricultural divisions began selling two soil fumigants, D-D and Telone, in the 1940s. These two pesticides were developed to help farmers manage the […]

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What is GenX in Water and How to Remove GenX from Water (2018 Update)

Everything You Need To Know About GenX Contamination In Drinking Water: What is GenX in Water and How to Remove GenX from Water Pollution (including the commercial dumping of chemicals and by products) has created a number of issues world-wide, and global awareness has significantly grown over the past decade. Since early June 2017, there has been […]

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Nitrates in Water Supply | Health Risks & How To Protect Yourself

Nitrates in Drinking Water With over 2,100 toxins that could be present in water, it’s vital that proper water filtration is carried out before consuming and using water. Drinking water pollution is a concern of many people. Nitrates in water is just one of many potential contaminants and pose a risk to humans when they are ingested. In the following post, […]

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Drinking Water Contamination: 13 Contaminants in Water

Drinking Water Contamination: 13 Contaminants in Water Drinking water contamination can cause serious health issues in the long and short term. There are many contaminants that can find their way into a water supply posing serious consequences for those who drink or use the water. Water contamination problems are not just confined to developing countries- […]

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Drinking Water Pollution Concerns at 15-year High

Concerns About Drinking Water Pollution at 15-year High Drinking water pollution is major environmental concern. With the continuing high-profile instance of polluted drinking water in Flint, Michigan concerns about the issue of drinking water pollution have remained on people’s minds. In fact, a recent study by the Gallup Poll Social Series, such concern has not been seen since the late 1990’s and […]

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Bacteria in Water | Best Water Filters That Remove Bacteria

Bacteria in Water What would you see if you were to look through a clear glass filled with water? Probably nothing (well, hopefully) and that water might look pretty clean in fact. Though you cannot see it with a naked eye, the fact remains that if the said water is unfiltered/untreated, it could be contaminated with bacteria in water. Water in it’s basic, unfiltered form may have many impurities including some that could even […]

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Lead in Pittsburgh Water is a “Public Health Crisis” | Lead Affecting 1 in 4 Pittsburgh Homes | Dangers of Lead in Drinking Water

Lead in Pittsburgh Water Dangers of Lead in Drinking Water Protecting Against Lead in Water Water Filtration Systems and Water Filters to Lead in Drinking Water Lead in Pittsburgh Water: 1 in 4 Homes Affected The safety of drinking tap water is an issue that all of us can’t ignore. With the growing worries regarding contaminants like chlorine […]

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Giardia Lamblia Water Treatment | Giardia Water Filter | Removing Giardia Cysts from Drinking Water

Giardia Lamblia Water Treatment Drinking well water doesn’t have to be hazardous to your health. Like the water which comes from public treatment plants, private well water may contain specific water borne organisms, like Giardia Lamblia / Giardia Cysts, that have to be removed before you ingest the water as to avoid sicknesses. A giardia […]

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Chlorine in Water | Drinking Water Safety | Water Filtration Products to Remove Chlorine in Tap Water / Chlorine in Drinking Water

Chlorine in Water It’s been nearly 110 years since the initial usage of chlorine in water. Starting in Jersey City and Chicago in 1908, and after that quickly expanding to cities across the US, this approach to water treatment helped to basically wipe out ailments within water like typhoid and cholera. While this system of […]

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The Importance of Sanitizing Your Water Filtration Equipment

All water filtration equipment should be sanitized on a regular basis to ensure water quality and service levels. When proper care of equipment is not taken, bacteria begins to grow (and multiply!) any place the water sits — this includes  inside surfaces of tanks and hoses. Keep in mind that bacteria grows even in chlorinated […]