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Category: Impurities Found in Drinking Water

Water Contamination on Military Bases: A Widespread Problem

15 August, 2017 (16:11) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Uncategorized, Water News | By: admin

The military plans to examine hundreds of sites nationwide to determine whether chemicals from foam used to fight fires have contaminated groundwater and spread to drinking water. Contamination from former or current military installations has ignited a nationwide review of water on or around bases that used a firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals. The checks […]

Water Pollution: Bad for Humans and Animals Alike

31 July, 2017 (21:13) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

  When we talk about drinking water contamination, we usually talk about the dangers to human health and what we can do to prevent our tap water from harming us. We look into water filters and other home drinking water systems which are incredibly helpful in removing drinking water contaminants in our homes, but what […]

The Tragedy of Unsafe Water in California

1 June, 2017 (22:52) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

We keep seeing that California has had plenty of snow and rain this winter. This is good news – it must mean that the drought is over and all the folks in CA have plenty of fresh quality drinking water now, right? Not so quick, almost 1 million people in the state are still being […]

Water Infrastructure Fails – What Now?

18 May, 2017 (20:16) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

No one wants to get a failing grade when it comes to drinking water, but on the latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) has rated the nation’s drinking water systems a D grade and wastewater systems a D+ grade. They’re old, they’re falling apart and that means bad […]

Unsafe Drinking Water in California is a Huge Problem

1 May, 2017 (18:40) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

It’s being estimated that 3,000 households have unsafe drinking water supplied to their homes in the San Diego area. Local area schools have been tested and have been told they have high levels of lead, copper and bacteria that exceeds the levels of safety. Drinking water contaminated with these elements, can lead to some serious […]

Water Filtration is a Necessity Not a Luxury

15 March, 2017 (16:06) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis | By: admin

Almost 54% of homeowners feel that having a home water filtration system is a luxury. There seems to be misinformation about home drinking systems. So, when is a home water filtration system needed? Well the answer is more often than you might think! As ground water water flows into lakes, rivers, and streams, it will […]

Small Town Utilities Under Fire for Water Contamination

2 March, 2017 (17:13) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

A recent study showed that people living in smaller communities were more likely to have drinking water that contains high levels of lead. It has been found that many small utility companies are not being held to the same standards as large companies. About 100,000 people get their drinking water from utilities that discovered lead […]

How Does Fracking Affect Drinking Water Safety?

1 March, 2017 (22:35) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

What was once said to be safe for drinking water is now taking a different direction. When fracking and water contamination first became a topic of discussion years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other agencies said that fracking would be safe for drinking water and water contamination was not a likely outcome. Thankfully, […]

So Many Water Filter Choices, How Will You Decide?

27 January, 2017 (16:58) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Money Savings | By: admin

These days, there are plenty of drinking water systems on the market for you to choose from. But with so many options, and so many companies telling you that THEIR product is the best, how will you ever choose the right water filter for your household? How will you know what to look for in […]

Is your water bottle actually safe to use?

26 January, 2017 (19:58) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

Bottled water has been the rage for a while now – it’s convenient, easily accessible and if you believe advertisers, much healthier for you than tap water. Unfortunately, we are coming to realize that bottled water isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! In fact, researchers are finding out that some bottled water can actually […]