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Water Filtration Starts at the Municipal Level

Water Filtration Starts at the Municipal Level

More and more people are concerned that tap water isn’t safe so they’re choosing instead to purchase bottled water, believing it has been through “water filtration” and is therefore safer to drink. Maybe. Water filtration isn’t a cut-and-dried process, and bottled water isn’t necessarily the safest choice.

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The Fastest Water Filter Comparison Available

The Fastest Water Filter Comparison Available

Shopping for a water filter? There are 6 things you need to consider: efficacy, filtration time, pH, water waste, installation, and of course, cost. Use our handy water filter comparison chart to ensure you’re getting the best water filter for your family’s health and economic needs.

Is Your Own Water Poisoning You?

“Water poisoning” may seem like a problem only applicable to less-developed countries. But research shows American faucet and refrigerator filters are not strong enough to remove dangerous tap water toxins that are found in the typical American drinking water.

Focus on Pharmaceuticals in Tap Water That Pose Unknown Health Risks

From Washington, D.C. to Washington State, an unwelcome and unexpected ingredient is showing up in the water supply. Pharmaceuticals?from antidepressants, antibiotics and anticonvulsants to hormones and painkillers?have been found blending invisibly into the water that flows when the tap is turned on. New Light Shed on Old Problem. What you

Liquid Assets: Is Bottled Water Really Better Than What’s On Tap?

Whether for taste, convenience or perceived health benefits, Americans gulped over 5 billion gallons of bottled water last year. And they paid dearly for it. In some cases, more than for a can of soda or beer. Welcome to the lucrative business of bottled water. The boom in bottled water

Choosing a Home Filter to Keep Your Drinking Water Safe

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 90% of the country’sdrinking water is safe. Yet, almost 7,000,000 Americans get sick from drinkingtap water each year, says the Natural Resources Defense Council, a consumerwatchdog group. Are you one of

Water Filters May Make Lead Problems Worse

Recent findings reveal some home water filters actually add lead to tap water, sending shock waves to water-worried consumers who purchased filters to protect themselves from such contamination. The study,

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