ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘drinking water’

19Nov

Drinking water is Serious Business!   I was watching the news recently, and I thought about how there are always stories about opioid drug abuse and auto accidents – many of which had also been caused by drug or alcohol abuse. So I looked up some of the statistics on this, and found that in just […]Continue Reading

17Sep

Perfluorooctanoic acid, along with its cousin perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, was historically used in a wide variety of consumer and industrial products for its protective qualities. However, the widespread use of this chemical now poses a problem for human health. Due to the ubiquity of perfluorooctanoic acid, along with its durability and mobility, perfluorooctanoic and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid […]Continue Reading

16Sep

Lead in drinking water has once again been a hot topic in the news. Lead has been in our tap water to varying degrees for decades, but the presence of lead in tap water has greatly increased all across the country as a result of lead leaching from household plumbing and the pipes that carry water […]Continue Reading

27Aug

We all want what’s best for our bodies — we schedule annual checkups, take medicine when we have illnesses and do our best to prevent and manage diseases. Though all conditions that impact our well-being deserve our attention, there is one important issue that most people experience yet may not realize — dehydration. Dehydration occurs when […]Continue Reading

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