To Boil Or Not To Boil

All across America communities are being asked by their local water provider to boil water before drinking it. Memphis, my home had so many breaks due to the cold and snow that we experienced extreme loss of pressure and flow. I have been covered up in questions about boiling, so I decided to put this package together. I already penned a 6 part series on boiling and decided to put…

How Can We Remove Bacteria From Water?

Ultrafilters, especially steam sanitizable ceramic filters are tremendously effective at removing bacteria. In general a filter with a pore size of 0.2 microns or smaller does an excellent job of removing bacteria. Both of these technologies are used in medicine and industry with great and repeatable success. RO also removes 99.9% of bacteria when operating in spec.

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…