Comparing Water Filter Systems Concerned about the safety of your drinking water? Don't really know how to compare the quality of various brands of water filters on the market today? More than 30 years after the passage of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the safety of our drinking water is often in the news and on consumers' minds. Health-conscious consumers concerned about the safety of their drinking water are seeking water treatment devices that will allow them to control the quality of ...[READ MORE]
By The Fluoride Action Network No matter who you are, you can change local fluoride policy. In 2008, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 72.4 percent of the U.S. population—nearly 200 million people—were using public water systems with fluoridated water. Since this report was published, the CDC’s Oral Health Division has been working non-stop, spending large amounts of taxpayer dollars promoting fluoridation throughout the United States, with the stated goal ...[READ MORE]
Environmental Working Group researcher Nneka Leiba explains the health concerns of fluoridated tap water and outlines what kind of filtering processes work best, particularly if you're bottle-feeding an infant using powdered formula mixed with tap water. Related: What is Reverse Osmosis?
PRESS RELEASE Millions of Americans are at potential risk from Chromium VI contamination in their drinking water. Homeowners can protect themselves from the contaminant with a Multipure drinking water system. New reports from the Washington Post and the Environmental Working Group (EWG) indicate the suspected carcinogen is more widespread than previously thought – appearing in the drinking water of 31 major cities across the US. Chromium six (Cr (VI), hexavalent chromium) is a metal species ...[READ MORE]
More than 30 years after the passage of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the safety of our drinking water is often in the news and on consumers’ minds. Health-conscious consumers concerned about the safety of their drinking water are seeking water treatment devices that will allow them to control the quality of the water they drink. But, with thousands of drinking water systems to choose from, it’s easy to understand why even the most savvy consumers have difficulty comparing one product to ...[READ MORE]
Have you been wanting to purchase a Reverse Osmosis drinking water system, but have chosen not to because of the wasted water that most reverse osmosis units flush down the drain? If so, you may want to take a look at the Multipure 5 stage reverse osmosis water filter. Once again, the inovator in the drinking water treatment Industry- Multipure has come up with a zero waste retro fit kit that claims to: Turn your RO into a water conserving “No Waste” system Saves thousands of gallons per ...[READ MORE]
Reverse osmosis, also known as hyperfiltration, is a process similar to membrane filtration that when used on water eliminates the presence of most heavy metals and contaminants. However, there are key differences between filtration and reverse osmosis. During the filtration process, the water is strained through a membrane which allows the filter to catch some but not all unwanted particles in the water. When osmosis is applied, it incorporates diffusion, the process of moving molecules from a ...[READ MORE]
Although there are hundreds of brands of home water filters, they all rely on a small number of technologies to remove contaminants, That does not mean that every filter using a given technology is as good as another, but it does mean that you can get a good idea of the general pros and cons of the different systems relatively easily. A few tips to keep in mind when looking at filters: •Some filters use a combination of technologies, while others rely on a single one. •To ensure that a filter ...[READ MORE]