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…

Getting Back To Water – Reader Questions

Readers have been busy sending me questions, and I have taken a sidetrack with all this fake pandemic. But, I said my piece so now let’s get back to some water questions. WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE CLEANEST TAP WATER? This is not an easy question to answer because there is too much anecdotal information to assess, and too little technical information available to do a truly scientific analysis. Add to…