Category Archives: Reverse Osmosis

Fluoride in Water Affects Children

A study suggests fluoride in water affects children, in particular the IQ of boys.  A news story on CNN announced the findings of a study released on August 19, 2019 which shows a correlation between fluoride in the drinking water … Continue reading

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Pex Pipe Leaches Carcinogens Into Drinking Water

 I found this alarming article demonstrating that pex pipe leaches carcinogens into drinking water. People who call me about water purification often ask what type of pipes I prefer in a home. My answer is copper. Some people think that copper … Continue reading

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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

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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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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Is Las Vegas Drinking Water Safe to Drink?

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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Nitrates in Drinking Water Can Cause Bladder Cancer In Women

I am not comfortable with USEPA’s maximum allowable level of nitrates in drinking water. This amount is known as the Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL in your water report. Nitrates in drinking water can cause bladder cancer in women at … Continue reading

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City Water Contains Known Carcinogens

City water contains known carcinogens City water contains known carcinogens including trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids. You can find these in your local water report. What follows is a brief discussion of some of the common carcinogens in city water: Trihalomethanes: … Continue reading

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Another Study Shows Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

Yet another study shows pharmaceuticals in drinking water has disturbing results. Numerous studies have demonstrated that millions of Americans are drinking water containing drugs. ‘A team of researchers, led by hydrologist Paul Bradley, recently collected water samples from 59 small streams in the … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Water Purification and Water Filtration?

The other day a woman wrote me and said she wanted the purest water possible at every faucet in her house. “No you don’t”, I said. What’s the difference between purified water vs filtered water? Words have certain technical meanings in … Continue reading

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