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…

Technology To Remove Fluoride

Removing fluoride (F-) from water is not a challenge for current day technology, and has not been for many years. However, for the consumer of tap water simply “filtering out” F- from water is not a health panacea because anytime technology is applied to water, the water changes and in so doing can present new health risks to that very same consumer. Let’s take a look at how you and…

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…