Home Water Filter Shortcoming #2 – Ion Exchange Resin

Continuing in this series let’s talk about ion exchange resin (IXR). IXR is a staple of the water treatment industry and for the water engineer it serves as an effective tool for treating water for virtually every application imaginable. Much of IR is created from a plastic bead in which chemically active exchange sites are attached to the bead. The exchange sites enable one charged particle to be held on…

Glanris T MINUS 3 – 2 – 1 BLAST OFF!!!!!!!!

After 3 1/2 years of painstaking work, my partners Doctor L. Yu Lin (Louie) Ph.D., Bryan Eagle III and I have closed our Series A financing and are now preparing for the formal launch of Glanris, Inc. into the forefront of the water purification world. From a products standpoint, we will offer water filters for your refrigerator and faucet, as-well-as replacement filters for Brita and other popular brand pitchers. Our…

Do you need Home Water Filtration?

Motivated by a heartfelt parent writing to me with concern for her child’s health risk due to contaminated water I decided to write this article. The reality of modern life is that our water will continue to face increased threats of contamination. Before we panic, however, let’s take a look at the science and commons sense that assures us that we still have a lot of control and protection against contamination.…