Category Archives: Healthy Living

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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Las Vegas Drinking Water

Is Las Vegas water safe to drink? Here’s an aricle by the Las Vegas Review Journal in response to the Las Vegas Valley Water District releasing its annual Water Quality Report about drinking water in Las Vegas. Bascially the article … Continue reading

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City Water Contains Known Carcinogens

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Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

Yet another study of pharmaceuticals in streams has disturbing results. ‘A team of researchers, led by hydrologist Paul Bradley, recently collected water samples from 59 small streams in the Southeast…  All 59 streams tested positive for at least one of … Continue reading

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Is Drinking Chlorinated Water Healthy

The notion of whether or not your chlorinated tap water is ‘healthy’ for you to drink is an intriguing question. USEPA regulates the level of contaminants which can be present in tap water. As long as those contaminants fall below … Continue reading

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Round Up in Drinking Water Linked To…

Round Up in Drinking Water Linked To… Kidney and liver damage. Do you live near fields of corn and beans? If so you may be drinking glyphosphate, aka Roundup. A tecent study performed on rats resulted in kidney and liver … Continue reading

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Does Your Drinking Water Contain Pharmaceuticals

When people call me about buying the appropriate water purification system for their home I always look at their local water quality report (aka consumer confidence report) to see what contaminants are in their water. It is my opinion that … 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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