Removing Chlorine From Water

Removing Chlorine From Water Most folks are now aware that chlorine is unhealthy in drinking water. According to U.S. Council of Environmental Quality, the cancer risk to people who drink chlorinated water is 93 percent higher than among those whose water … Continue Reading

Kinetico Carbon Drinking Water Filter

Carbon Drinking Water Filters

Carbon is one of the oldest technologies available for drinking water filtration.  Sanskrit texts from 2,000 B.C. speak about filtering water over charcoal and examples exist in Egyptian tombs as well. Carbon was, and is, a pretty effective technology for filtering … Continue Reading

Chlorine and Drinking Water

Chlorine in drinking water isn’t new, nor is research documenting the nearly doubled risks of cancer. Removing chlorine from your drinking water is easy, cost-effective and dramatically reduces the cost and waste of bottled water. … Continue Reading

Seattle looking at bottled water ban?

Looks like the Seahawks v. 49ers feud has spilled over a bit.

Looks like Seattle is doing what it can to one-up San Francisco on bottled water bans.

We applaud the environmentally-conscious and 100% agree that plastic bottle waste is extensive, totaling upwards of 13% of our annual landfill waste. What we tend to question is not the merit of the concept of reducing bottled water waste, but “tap-is-never-bad” beliefs of our friends at organizations like … Continue Reading

Water Disinfection: Then and Now

Our friends at Water and Health wrote a quick post a few days back about a The Chlorine Revolution, a book detailing the beginning days of water disinfection.  The craziest part is that it really hasn’t changed that much over the past … Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Chlorine Taste and Smell in Drinking Water

We kind of have a love-hate relationship with chlorine around here.   It’s one of the oldest technologies still being utilized.  It all but stopped a typhoid outbreak in its tracks.  But that was over a century ago.  It is … Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Bad Tasting, Smelly Drinking Water

There are many things that can give drinking water  bad taste and smelly odors.  It could be chemicals used to treat your drinking water, environmental contaminants or even concentrations of metal that have been cast off in old plumbing pipes. … Continue ReadingContinue Reading