According to a recent article published in USA Today, a new study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) says that even tap water dubbed “safe” may not be and could pose a number of health risks. Here’s what you need to know: There are 22 carcinogens (a carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that promotes carcinogenesis, the formation of cancer) … [Read more...] about Is Your Tap Water Safe?
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Have you ever wondered why your ice at home is cloudy and the ice at restaurants is crystal clear? The short answer is that your home ice contains entrapped minerals and air that creates a cloudy appearance. However, much of the commercial ice you buy is made in a different way, which entraps air to keep your ice clear. Commercial businesses (restaurants, etc.) have … [Read more...] about How to Make Clear Ice
Are you a Saltwater Aquarium owner? Are you tired of running to the store every time you need replacement water? You should consider investing in your own Reverse Osmosis Filtration System. What is a Reverse Osmosis (RO) System? It’s a 3-5 stage filter that purifies tap water sources to produce 0 TDS (Type of Dissolved Solid) water. RO systems can filter out chemicals … [Read more...] about Why Saltwater Aquarium Owners Should Consider Investing in a Reverse Osmosis Filtration System
A couple of weeks ago, the U.S. admitted there was too much fluoride in water, resulting in an increase in cases of mild dental fluorosis among children. Days later, an editorial in the Washington Post examined the risk of cavities from drinking filtered and bottled water that doesn't contain fluoride. With all of this confusion, it's hard to determine the best way to ensure … [Read more...] about The secret to healthy teeth and bones is NOT fluoride
Recent reports have indicated the presence of chromium vi, also known as hexavalent chromium, in the municipal water supplies of 31 cities across the U.S. This toxic compound is an industrial pollutant and is known to be carcinogenic. Currently, the most effective way to remove chromium-6 from water is reverse osmosis filtration. However, yearly water quality reports fail to … [Read more...] about Chromium III vs. Chromium VI in Water: What You Need to Know