ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘drinking water’

19Aug

A recent investigative article, “Fake Filters? Companies falsely claim to have prestigious water safety certification” examined the water treatment industry with an eye toward counterfeit or misleading water treatment product claims. Water contamination issues have gained greater awareness in recent years, such as in Brady, Texas, home to more than 400 violations for excessive radium contamination, […]Continue Reading

07Jun

”ARSENIC IN DRINKING WATER MAY CAUSE HEART DAMAGE”. According to a May article in the journal, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging (one of the American Heart Association’s affiliated journals), a study conducted on arsenic in groundwater found that young adults – healthy, and free of diabetes and cardiovascular disease – developed heart damage after five years of exposure […]Continue Reading

07Jun

Chromium: Origin, products, applications and health implications Chromium, which is used in stainless steel, colorants and corrosion management in cooling systems, has been regulated for its potential health implications. April 29, 2019 (Water Tech) Ingestion health issues Chromium became an issue again in the 1990s resulting from local groundwater contamination caused by uncontrolled discharges of […]Continue Reading

05Jun

Multipure has devoted its entire 50-year existence to the promotion of cleaner water for proper hydration and healthier lives. But while many people understand that hydration is important in a vague, general manner, Multipure wants people to understand beyond that. This is where Multipure’s Hydration Solution comes in. Multipure’s Hydration Solution is a quick and […]Continue Reading

14May

“ARSENIC FOUND IN SOME BOTTLED WATER BRANDS” (Consumer Reports, April 18, 2019). Because of widespread distrust in tap water, and because many people do not know of a better solution to drinking tap water, many consumers turn to bottled water for their drinking water needs. Bottled water is the nation’s most popular bottled beverage, and […]Continue Reading

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 water chlorination rendered it “germ free”. Today – over a hundred years later – chlorine has been adopted by the vast majority of municipalities across the country as the standard method […]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