ArchivesCategory: Science

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

07Jan

Hundreds Pack H.S. Auditorium to Learn About Nitrate Contaminated Wells This auditorium was filled — and the panelist were timed — trying to keep an 8 o’clock deadline to finish the discussion, so a lot of people had unanswered questions, but people told me they learned a lot. One of the big take-aways is the […]Continue Reading

07Jan

Drinking water is vital for human life. Most people can go for days without food — hunger strikes of up to 40 days are well documented, some prisoners have lasted for up to 73 days without food, and the longest known fast lasted for over a year, though the person in question did take supplements. But water is a […]Continue Reading

01Jan

  Multipure’s January 2020 Spotlight is titled, “The Best in Water Filtration”. This may seem a bold claim, or perhaps even a somewhat grandiose boast, but the fact remains that over five decades, Multipure and our Drinking Water Systems have been at the forefront of drinking water filtration performance. And by words and phrases like […]Continue Reading

10Dec

Legionella Growth and Health Risks From Wastewater Plants for Workers and Downwind Communities Legionella growth has been seen in petrochemical, food and dairy, paper mill and brewery wastewater. Facilities can implement safety measures to mitigate contamination. November 8, 2019 (Water Tech) Ever since the Philadelphia Legionnaires Convention legionellosis outbreak in 1976, which gave the disease […]Continue Reading

29Nov

Freshwater pollution is a major concern for our environment, particularly because we have relatively little available freshwater. The poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge once wrote, about being stuck in the middle of a windless ocean, “Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink.” Water covers almost 70% of the earth’s surface. Yet only 2.5% of that water […]Continue Reading