IRON MAN

Iron is a nagging problem for many Americans. Largely resigned to well water, iron causes red staining of tubs, sinks and fixtures, it fouls and ruins hot water tanks, stains clothing, leaves spots on dishes, windows, and vehicles, and makes water smell and taste bad. Anyone who has iron in their drinking water does not have to be told or see a test for it. The telltale signs are universally…

Should I Put Reverse Osmosis Technology In My Home?

Reverse Osmosis technology (RO) is considered by most vendors as the Cadillac of home water filtration. It is a central technology in industry, healthcare, food, beverage, bio-pharm, automotive, marine, drinking water and many other applications that are staple to our lives. Used properly it is literally a miracle technology. However, RO is not a panacea and like all water treatment technologies, it changes the properties of water. Let us look…

Shortcomings of Home Water Filters

Let’s take a look at how some popular consumer water filters fall short of giving us the safe, clean water that we all seek. Granular Activated Carbon – Removes chlorine leaving water susceptible to bacterial growth. Brita Pitcher Filter – Doesn’t guarantee purity, but rather better taste and odor. Zero Water – 0 TDS water is unstable, quickly becomes acidic, can cause calcium to leach out of the teeth or…