Monthly Archives: August 2014

NSF Adds New Standard For Reduction of Pharmaceuticals and Unregulated Contaminants from Drinking Water

There’s some interesting news from NSF, the outfit that certifies water treatment devices for removal of certain contaminants. In a press release issued on August 26, 2014, NSF said the following: “NSF has certified 56 products to NSF/ANSI 401 at … Continue reading

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Water Drought in California – How Do You Contribute?

Certainly farmers are major users of water in California, but do you know how you contribute? Look at this graphic which describes how it requires 800 gallons of water to produce just one bacon cheeseburger:   You can learn more … Continue reading

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BPA Free Plastics Still Leach Endocrine Disruptors

I thought I would share this interesting article on the chemicals used as alternatives to Bis-phenyl A (aka BPA). BPA is used to manufacture polycarbonate water bottles and baby bottles. Once it was discovered that BPA leaches into the fluids … Continue reading

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Water Crisis in Toledo – How To Treat Your Water for Removal of Microcystin

Water tests have shown the presence of the toxin microcystin, which is produced by a blue green algae called microcystis, in Toledo’s water supply. Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/03/Water-crisis-grips-area.html#03J28PeYGPhMfbgR.99 Here’s a study by Jung Ju Lee, M.S., E.I. at The Ohio … Continue reading

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