Questions For The End Of April 2019

I have decided to start a regular post for the best and most popular reader questions of the month. So, let’s take a swing at it. WILL A BRITA FILTER REMOVE LEAD FROM TAP WATER? Brita does not advertise that their filter removes or reduces lead. I imagine this is for legal reasons since even the very smallest amount of lead can cause health problems. Brita uses some ion-exchange resin…

Green Energy – Understanding Metal Pollution of Our Water

There is a great and false belief that Green Energy technologies are clean and better for the environment than conventional technologies. The misinformation is perpetuated due to the fact that very few Americans have education in the sciences. Indeed, to the casual observer, the wind farm or solar panel farm appears without smoke and odors and strikes us as being far gentler than a nasty old coal-fired power plant. But…

What Contaminants Does Reverse Osmosis Remove?

Do you have a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system in your home or business? Are you curious about what RO removes? Well, here ya go. Reverse Osmosis (RO) does not offer the guarantee of 100% removal of any single contaminant. In onsite water analysis, it may indeed be found that a contaminant found in the feed water is not detectable in the water produced by the RO. However, this result may…