Tampering With Water – Everyone Does It!

If your city tap water originates in a lake, stream or river, you can bet it is being screwed with before it gets to you. Polymers (usually Aluminum) to settle out the dirt; chlorine for iron removal and bacterial control; phosphate for corrosion protection, fluoride and maybe even softening, RO, Uv and ozone. If your city has groundwater, you will most likely be free of the Aluminum polymer, but not…

Vitev Water Filters -Magic, Science or Voodoo?

In my never-ending campaign to critique the countless products claiming to deliver the best drinking water, I came across a company called Vitev. From what I have gathered these folks promote the benefits of what they call alkaline water, contesting the negative effects of what they call acid water. Specifically, it seems that their objection is to purified bottled waters such as Dasani and Aquifina; water processed by reverse osmosis…