A Glimpse Into The Future Of Home Drinking Water

Doing what I do for a living you would think that environmentalists and conservationists would love me. Reality is that they often have a love/hate relationship with me. I am loved for my water doctor problem solving knowledge, but often draw fire for my calling out conservation and “save the water” efforts as impotent and symbolic. Here I go again. Let me make a vital distinction about myself. I am…

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…

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…