Why You Need an Indoor Air Purifier for Allergies

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Why You Need an Indoor Air Purifier for Allergies

Allergies are a Growing Problem Did you know that over 50 million Americans suffer from airborne allergies?  To combat symptoms, many turn to medications or nasal sprays, but there are other ways to improve indoor air quality from regular dusting […]

Lead in Water Supply Causes Public Health Emergency in Flint Michigan

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Lead in Water Supply Causes Public Health Emergency in Flint Michigan

Public Health Emergency Water contaminated with lead has caused a public health emergency in Flint, Michigan. People have been complaining for months about the taste and smell of the water since the city broke away from Detroit’s public water system, […]

Is Distilled Water Safe To Drink?

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Is Distilled Water Safe To Drink?

Myths About Distilled Water There are many myths floating around about the drinking distilled water and some people ask us, “is distilled water safe to drink?”  Some believe distilled water is too acidic and others think it is devoid of […]

Water Distillation in Times of Disaster

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Water Distillation in Times of Disaster

Recently, a friend of mine invited me over to see his brand new video game, Fallout 4, the highly anticipated next chapter in the Fallout saga. For those of you who may not know, Fallout is set in a post-apocalyptic […]

What is the Difference between Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Distilled Water?

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What is the Difference between Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Distilled Water?

Pitcher Water Filters Reverse osmosis and filter water pitchers appear to be quite popular these days as methods to get cleaner water. People clearly want better quality water, but may not understand that different methods generate different results. All water […]

Pennsylvania Community Experiences Spike in Water Nitrate Levels

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Pennsylvania Community Experiences Spike in Water Nitrate Levels

Pennsylvania families are becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of their tap water and the risks it poses for infants. Nitrates found in drinking water can make babies very sick; infants under six months of age are at particular risk […]

The Economics of Water Shortages

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The Economics of Water Shortages

When there are water shortages, conservation means seeing lawns dry out and plants die. But there’s another side this problem as many residents of California are discovering. There are fixed costs in operating a water treatment plant. In normal times […]

Be Prepared

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Be Prepared

By Al Meder When I was a young boy I was a member of the Boy Scouts. This is a wonderful organization which taught young boys so many basic skills. The Boy Scouts had a motto: “Be Prepared”. These two words […]

Beware: Your Airline Water May Be Contaminated

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Beware:  Your Airline Water May Be Contaminated

An article just published by Telegraph Travel from the UK highlights the water purity issues on board aircraft. Ranked the fourth cleanest airline in world, behind three other Asian carriers, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airlines has a water purity problem. […]

ALERT: Bottled Water Recall

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ALERT: Bottled Water Recall

Water recalled after possible E.coli contamination A bottling company has announced a voluntary recall of several brands of bottled water after E.coli was found in one of its source springs. On June 10th, Far Away Springs in Auburn, Pennsylvania, which […]

An Attractive Distiller that Functions as Advertised

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An Attractive Distiller that Functions as Advertised

This review of the AquaNui CT was posted on Amazon.com. By David T Seeley on November 17, 2014 Verified Purchase “I have had this steam distiller for 30 days and have run 60+ gallons through it without any problems. I […]

Summer Brings Threat of Toxic Blue-Green Algae

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Summer Brings Threat of Toxic Blue-Green Algae

by Al Meder Each year one is likely to read of the “Toxic Blue Green Algae” that appear in many of our lakes. Last summer, Lake Erie hit the headlines and the 400,000 residents of Toledo could not use their […]