ArchivesCategory: Science

09Apr

Clean drinking water is a priority for most households, though it’s easy to take for granted. Most of us would rather drink a clear, refreshing glass of water than one with an odd color, cloudy sediment, or a strange taste or smell. Clean drinking water is essential for our gastrointestinal health, as well. The World […]Continue Reading

02Apr

Our April 2020 Spotlight is “Multipure’s Aqualuxe: Cutting Edge Water Treatment,” and for this article we are going to focus on PFAS – perfluoroalkyl substances. You may have also heard of PFOA – perfluorooctanoic acid, and PFOS – perfluorooctane sulfonate, both of which are part of the PFAS grouping of chemical compounds. PFAS as a […]Continue Reading

31Mar

Most of us know of ammonia as a helpful household tool, used in cleaning solutions to get our homes sparkling clean. But what about ammonia in our water supply? We wouldn’t fill a glass of ammonia and drink it, so we probably don’t want it coming out of our kitchen faucets either. Is ammonia present […]Continue Reading

16Mar

As we continue our March 2020 Spotlight, “Harmful Contaminants in Drinking Water,” it is important to discuss how consumers can find out what contaminants are in their local drinking water. To that end, this article will cover How to Read the Water Quality Report. By law, every municipal water system in America is required to […]Continue Reading

02Mar

Chemicals, biological pathogens, waste products, and heavy metals are all common contaminants that can pollute water supplies. In the best case scenario, they are filtered by municipal water treatment centers. But when these contaminants remain in the water supply, they can affect the water through an unpleasant taste or odor in minor cases, to harmful, […]Continue Reading

04Feb

Have you gone to your favorite lake or pond in the summer only to find its clear, refreshing water overgrown with an unsightly, smelly green-blue scum? Harmful algal blooms (HABs), which are made from cyanobacteria, are becoming more and more common across the country. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the incidence of […]Continue Reading

03Feb

The Multipure Spotlight for February 2020 is “Drinking Water for Your Health”. If you’re reading our blog, you probably already know that water and proper hydration is good for you. But for this post, we’re going to talk about the importance of starting off your day not necessarily with a cup of coffee, but instead […]Continue Reading

23Jan

A recent article by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), titled, “PFAS Contamination of Drinking Water Far More Prevalent Than Previously Reported” reveals some rather disturbing news about the state of drinking water in the United States. According to new laboratory tests commissioned by EWG, the toxic chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been found […]Continue Reading

17Jan

When it comes to microbiological contaminants in water – bacteria, viruses, and live cysts – there are a few methods in general use to render the water safe for consumption. These include boiling or distillation, chemical disinfection, and ultraviolet (UV) treatment. Multipure’s PureBlock offers a drinking water purification method superior to all of them. Let’s […]Continue Reading

14Jan

When you’re thirsty, a glass of fresh, clean water is hard to beat. But sometimes our drinking water is less than fresh and clean.  According to NSF International, an independent product testing and certification organization, over half of Americans are concerned about the water quality in their homes. Because of stories in the news, many people know lead […]Continue Reading