Category Archives: Healthy Living

Amoeba in Tap Water Kills Woman in Seattle

An Amoeba in tap water has killed a woman in Seattle. How can you protect yourself? The death of a woman in Seattle from an amoeba in her tap water has people wondering how to protect themselves. This is apparently … Continue reading

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When Buying A Whole House Water Filter Size Is Important

When buying a whole house water filter size is important. One aspect of water treatment seldom mentioned to consumers is contact time. Incoming water must remain in contact with the carbon in your filter for a certain amount of time in order … Continue reading

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Bacteria in City Water Causing Sickness and Death

Bacteria in City Water is causing sickness and death. Illness and Deaths due to contaminated city water has increaased, according to new reports by the Center for Disease Control. Interestingly, most of the problems stem from bacteria, in particular Legionella, which was … Continue reading

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Lead in Drinking Water at any level is Unsafe

No amount of lead in drinking water is safe. I have been saying for many years that USEPA standards for contaminants in water are a political compromise. Just because your water meets EPA standards (MCL) does not mean the water is … Continue reading

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City Water Contains Known Carcinogens

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Round Up in Drinking Water Linked To…

Round Up is linked to kidney damage in a new study. Do you live near fields of corn and beans? If so you may be drinking glyphosphate, aka Roundup. A recent study performed on rats resulted in kidney and liver … Continue reading

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Are There Pharmaceuticals In Your Drinking Water?

When you call me about buying a water purification system the first thing I want to know is are pharmaceuticals in your drinking water. I always look at a local water quality report (aka consumer confidence report) to see what contaminants are in your water. It … Continue reading

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Plastic Fibers in Your Drinking Water

When we wash our clothes, particularly those made from polyester, it turns out that tiny pieces of the plastic break off and end up going down the drain. These end up in rivers and lakes and are now another source … Continue reading

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Filtered Water Will Make You Smarter

Seriously.  Newborn rats raised on filtered tap water showed greater learning and memory ability than those drinking untreated tap water or bottled water. A study by Chinese researchers published just this month, October 2014, shows a correlation between learning and … Continue reading

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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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