Flagler County to begin fluoridating water

The change will not effect Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell, which have their own water sources. by: Jonathan Simmons News Editor Flagler County will no longer be one of the few counties in the state of Florida that does not have fluoridated water. The Flagler County Commission voted unanimously at its regular Aug. 15 meeting to … [Read more...]

How to Reduce Exposure to Fluoride

  How to Reduce Exposure to Fluoride When fluoride was first added to water in the 1940s, in an experiment to prevent tooth decay, not a single dental product contained fluoride: no fluoride toothpastes, no fluoride mouth rinses, no fluoride varnishes, and no fluoride gels. In the past 60 years,as more communities began fluoridation … [Read more...]

Can Drinking More Water Help You Lose Weight?

By Dr. Mercola If you don't drink enough water, you can easily become dehydrated. Many actually mistake their thirst for hunger, and this is one of the basic premises behind the idea that drinking water may alleviate hunger and help you lose weight. Many studies support this idea though, so it's not just pure hype. Most recently, researchers … [Read more...]

Excessive lead levels found in almost 2,000 water systems across all 50 states

TESTS FOR CITIES, RURAL SUBDIVISIONS AND EVEN SCHOOLS AND DAY CARES SERVING WATER TO 6 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE FOUND EXCESSIVE AND HARMFUL LEVELS OF LEAD.  Alison Young and Mark Nichols, USA TODAY Melissa Hoffman, 40, expresses her concerns about the high lead levels found at her children's school, Caroline Elementary School, during a town hall … [Read more...]

How To Tell If Your Water Is Safe

How can I tell whether the water in my house is safe to drink? It's not easy. You can rely on your senses to alert you to a few of the more unappetizing things that spill into your drinking glass — like sulfur, with its distinctive rotten-egg smell, or too much chlorine. The Water Quality Association offers an interactive Diagnose Your Drinking … [Read more...]

Edible Rings On Six-Packs Feed Marine Life If They End Up In The Ocean

A craft beer company has brewed up a brilliant idea. Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, Florida, has created edible six-pack rings that feed, rather than kill, marine life if the rings end up in the ocean and an animal happens to eat it. The rings are created from beer by-products during the brewing process such as barley and wheat and are … [Read more...]

Is Your Water Safe To Drink?

Is Your Water Safe To Drink? - Kelly Reynolds PH.D. Kelly Reynolds from the University of Arizona asks, Is Your Water Safe To Drink? No worries, she is here to give us the information we need to come to the right conclusion. … [Read more...]

President Obama Drinks Flint’s Filtered Water During Visit

 Pres. Obama Drinks Flint's Filtered Water During Visit President Barack Obama made a long-awaited visit to Flint, Michigan, Wednesday, seeking to bring unity to a crisis over lead-contaminated water that has left residents furious with local, state and federal leaders — and taking sips of filtered water to show it is safe to … [Read more...]

Multipure’s Pure Foundation Donating And Installing 465 Drinking Water Systems To Flint Michigan Families

465 is a big number! The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint has 465 member families that live in Flint... these families are still struggling daily with lead contaminated water. The Pure Foundation wants to put drinking water systems in as many of these homes as possible... and that's where we need your help friends. We need as many donations … [Read more...]

Flushing Program Launched After 5 L.A. Schools Report Murky Tap Water

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday demanded answers from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power after five L.A. schools complained of murky water. LAUSD officials said the district heard of the cloudy water late last week from principals and plant managers from Flournoy Elementary, Compton Avenue Elementary, … [Read more...]

Best Under Sink Water Filters

Under-sink water filters provide a permanent, installed solution Under-sink water filters are installed directly into the water line under the sink. Some filter all of the cold water that flows through the faucet; others have a separate filter faucet -- which requires drilling a hole in the sink deck or countertop to install. The options and price … [Read more...]

This Algae-Based Biodegradable Water Bottle Could Change The Water Bottle Industry Forever

Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 yearsto decompose in a landfill. The fact that at least half of all water bottles are used only once makes the waste that much more egregious. Icelandic product designer Ari Jónsson decided he needed to take action by fashioning a biodegradable water … [Read more...]

EPA Continues to Recommend Flint Residents Use Filters

EPA Continues to Recommend Flint Residents Use Filters  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released additional sampling results showing that lead-removal filters are working as expected in Flint, Mich., homes with high lead levels. The agency continues to recommend that Flint residents use NSF-certified filters in their … [Read more...]

This Shark Tank Episode Will Have You In Tears

Tree-T-Pee creator and farmer Johnny Georges created the Tree t-pee out of his passion for water conservation.   The first of its kind, the Tree-T-Pee is a water containment system for agribusinesses. Tree-T-Pee creator and farmer Johnny Georges created the product out of his passion for water conservation. The Tree-T-Pee supplies … [Read more...]

Fluoride’s 70th anniversary – Not Something to Celebrate

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 25, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of fluoridation – forcing Americans to ingest fluoride chemicals via the public water supplies without their informed consent. Fluoridation promoters repeatedly claim that the practice is "safe" and "effective" but science does not support either claim, … [Read more...]

Multipure Introduces “Designer” Water Filters To Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Introducing Multipure's Aquaversa Pink and AquaBrites   Conceived by Multipure's Executive Vice President of Administration, Jennifer Rice, the Pure Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to education, assistance, and health improvement. Through Multipure, and the Pure Foundation, she hopes to make a positive difference, and … [Read more...]