Category Archives: Healthy Drinking Water

the use of a water filter or water purifier to appropriately treat incoming tap water for the purpose of making it healthy for drinking by people

Unregulated Pesticides in Drinking Water are more Dangerous

It turns out that unregulated pesticides in drinking water are more dangerous than previously known. For some years I’ve been warning about the presence of unregulated pesticides in drinking water. This occurs where there is farming upstream of you if … Continue reading

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How to Remove PFAs from Water in your House

PFAs are present in 99% of people tested. This article talks about their prevalence and how to remove PFAs from water in your house. PFAS, or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances were invented in the 1950s. They are used in products … Continue reading

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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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63 Million People Exposed to Toxins in Drinking Water

The best water filter is the one that removes the contaminants in your water. Just today an article came out discussing the fact that some 63 million people have been exposed to dangerous toxins in their water during the past … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Affects the Health of Young Men

People are not taking the problems with drinking water seriously enough. Perhaps you are …. because you’re reading this article. But most people are not. There are two big news items out just this week that pertain to tap water. … Continue reading

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Whole House Water Filter – Backwash Filters Are Better Than Upflow

This article is intended to clarify the difference between my Urban Defender, a backwashing whole house water filter, and cheaper whole house carbon systems that do not backwash. Learn more here. Upflow filters cost less and are less effective. Backwash filters are … Continue reading

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Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

When people call me to ask what water filtration system I recommend I always look at their local water report. Only then can I make a recommendation. There are several reasons for this. Pharmaceuticals in drinking water are a major … Continue reading

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The Water You Drink Comes From Some Place Upstream

I am writing this to provide you with information so that you are more aware of how you may be affected by recent political actions regarding source water protection. The water you drink comes from someplace upstream. So, when those … 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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What You Need to Know About Whole House Carbon Filters

Finally a good article for consumers about the pros and cons of various types of whole house carbon filters. This article is so good I decided to share it with you right away. Please note: There is a brief discussion … Continue reading

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