How Pure Is Distilled Water?

There are several different parameters that people use to gauge or rate purity. What is pure for one application, may be unsuitable for another. For instance, water in a medical IV bag would be considered “dirty” in the electronics industry. Water purity is typically measured by the parameters of ionic/dissolved solids, sediment, color, bacteria, volatile organics/carcinogens and overall organics. One of the most popular ways to gauge water quality is…

Distillation

It is good to be back in the saddle posting again. I took a little time to do some work around the house that needed it, and squeezed in some sales calls while attending a scientific conference in Las Vegas. As I promised however, I have returned to talk a bit about distillation as it applies to water, but also to other chemicals as well. What makes distillation so effective…

What is the best water to drink? Part 1

I hear the most misconceptions about water when people talk about the water they drink. Some people brag that their water is the best, and others curse that theirs is the worst. People who have a favorite bottled water or home drinking system will jump at the opportunity to brag on why they are drinking something special. Lest we not forget that Coor’s Beer commercials have convinced many people that…