ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘drinking water’

01Apr

Public drinking water supplies in the United States have been chlorinated since 1908, based on a study published in 1894 that determined that the addition of chlorine to water rendered it “germ free”. Today – over a hundred years later – chlorine has been adopted by the vast majority of municipalities across the country as […]Continue Reading

05Mar

Due to the growing awareness of water contamination over the last few decades, the consumer market has seen a wide array of water filter products using a variety of different water filtration technologies. To help you better understand the differences between these technologies, we have compiled this brief overview of water filtration technologies, noting their relative […]Continue Reading

13Feb

A 2018 study by Orb Media, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization, examined eleven different bottled water brands across the world, finding that all of them contained some degree of microplastic contamination. Using a special dye that binds to plastic, the researchers used a special light to highlight the dyed particles in the water samples, and […]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

04Feb

Today – February 4, 2019 – is World Cancer Day, so let us all take a moment to remind ourselves of the importance of cancer prevention, detection, and treatment, and to think about all of those who have experienced the pain and suffering of cancer, either personally or through friends and loved ones. And while […]Continue Reading

06Dec

My brother and I founded Multipure on December 7, 1970, which means that we are celebrating Multipure’s 48th year of providing cleaner water for better health. There have been a lot of changes in the last 48 years. In 1970, the United States population was 203 million; today, the population is 326 million – an […]Continue Reading

19Nov

In 1999, Christian Daughton, an environmental chemist with the EPA, and Thomas Ternes, who worked for Germany’s ESWE-Institute for Water Research and Water Technology, published a journal article that revealed the presence of pharmaceuticals in the freshwater cycle. Its publication sparked a flurry of attention and investigation that has continued to this day. The presence of pharmaceuticals […]Continue Reading

16Nov

When the water crisis of Flint, Mich., hit national headlines in 2015, U.S. water quality became a topic of national conversation. But as recent research shows, Michigan isn’t the only state dealing with dangerous water. The study revealed that from 1982 to 2015, between nine and 45 million Americans received water from a source that violated the Safe Drinking […]Continue Reading

16Nov

Across the country, the levels of perfluorochemical (PFC) contamination have reached serious levels. Millions of Americans drink PFC-laced water. Whether we know it or not, these unregulated chemicals have silently slipped into most of our groundwater and drinking water sources. PFCs are linked to many dangerous health effects, posing a risk to humans as well as the environment […]Continue Reading

19Oct

Each day, you lose water through your breath, urine, bowel movements, and perspiration. You must replenish your body’s water supply for it to function correctly by consuming foods and drinks containing water. Water is more than an essential component of your diet — it can help you stay slim and regular. Staying Slim A study […]Continue Reading