ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘contamination’

20Feb

Despite increasing reports of widespread microplastic pollution – in drinking water, in seawater, and in food supplies – many studies are still being conducted to determine the quantifiable dangers of microplastics. Microplastics are defined as any piece of plastic measuring between five millimeters (5 mm) and one micrometer (1 μm) in size. Plastics smaller than […]Continue Reading

06Feb

In 2018, Mary Kosuth, a microplastics researcher and graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, conducted a study of anthropogenic debris – aka, man-made inorganic particles such as plastics and microplastics – in tap water, beer, and sea salt. She examined 159 samples of globally sourced tap water, 12 brands of Laurentian Great Lakes […]Continue Reading

27Nov

Drinking water can come from many different places. The primary sources of the water that goes through the pipes of your home most commonly derive from two main sources. Groundwater from underneath the Earth’s surface comes from aquifers, which are rocks with pores, voids and cracks that store and transmit water. Surface water is more […]Continue Reading

13Jul

Recent headlines about water quality have grabbed the nation’s attention and left many wondering what they can do to protect their homes and families. While there are instances of cancer-causing chemicals in tap water, the good news is that filtration systems can keep chemical water pollution out of your home. Several carcinogens commonly find their […]Continue Reading

31May

To Our Concerned Customers and Builders: A recent Emergency Alert in Salem, Oregon advised customers to avoid drinking tap water due to contamination with cyanotoxins. Many of our customers and Builders in Oregon have expressed concern regarding the efficacy of their Multipure Drinking Water System to treat cyanotoxin-contaminated tap water. The short answer is that […]Continue Reading

17Oct

In early October, Multipure’s Pure Foundation sent a team to Puerto Rico to provide aid and assistance to the people affected by the devastation of Hurricane Maria. The storm destroyed water, power, and communication infrastructure throughout the island, leaving many without access to basic necessities. Drinking water is a particularly difficult challenge for tens of thousands […]Continue Reading

12Jul

This past month, National Network Director Ed Amerault completed his work with the Pond Mutual Water Company to provide and direct installation of Aquaperform Drinking Water Systems in Kern County, California. With Arsenic contamination discovered in eighteen homes in Kern County, the California State Water Resources Control Board designated emergency water response funds for the […]Continue Reading

19May

Multipure’s Pure Foundation plans to bring a long-term solution to clean drinking water to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint, Michigan. Like much of the region, the facilities of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint suffer from decaying plumbing infrastructure and contaminated water that make the drinking water dangerously unsafe. To […]Continue Reading