Zero Water Filters – DANGER WILL ROBINSON

A friend of mine asked me today if I used a product called the “Zero Water Filter”. Because I live in Memphis, because I have spent 30 years designing water filters for a living, my answer to her was “no”. I have a GE water filter on my refrigerator which is silver impregnated carbon, and that’s it for my filtration products. If it was not a part of my appliance…

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…