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  1. The History Of The Refrigerator Water Filters

    The earliest taped method of water filtration dates back to 2000 B.C. where hieroglyphics portray methods of boiling water, putting hot metal instruments in water and filtering water through charcoal and sand. Water filtration was more developed with the advent of the microscopic lens, which made it possible to see particulates in water that would have otherwise been thought about to be clean. It …Read More

  2. Alkaline Water: It’s Not Just For Athletes

    The human body has an ideal pH level for body systems to run smoothly. pH is the measurement of how acidic an organism’s chemistry is or the concentration of hydrogen ions. The ideal pH level for human beings rests between 7.35 and 7.45. What you put in your body, including drinking water, can drastically affect the pH balance of your body. Most people eat a diet that is heavily acidic. Combinin…Read More

  3. Does Reverse Osmosis Work?

    Reverse osmosis water treatment is the process of purifying contaminated water by filtering it through a semipermeable membrane. The process removes contaminants, minerals, and salt by allowing the water molecules to flow through the filter while trapping larger particles. Water purification through reverse osmosis produces water that is desalinated, demineralized, and deionized providing, the pur…Read More

  4. Explaining Reverse Osmosis without the Need for a Ph.D.

    We all know that water is important for our health and that we should drink about 8 glasses every day. This helps with keeping your body hydrated, which has many health benefits. When you pour a glass from your sink, it looks crystal clear. However, from the source to your body, the water can pick up all sorts of nasty stuff. That is where reverse osmosis comes in really handy. But What is Reverse…Read More

  5. Causes of Odd-Smelling Water

    No one enjoys smelling foul odors coming from their tap water. If your water has an odd smell resembling sewage, rotten eggs, or sulfur, it’s probably due to raised levels of hydrogen sulfide gas and bacteria in your home or building’s water supply. Odd smelling water can be caused by a number of factors such as high amounts of minerals, chemicals, or decaying organic material. Regardless of t…Read More

  6. How Pure Is Bottled Water? (Not as Pure as You’d Think)

    According to a recent study by Beverage Marketing Corp, bottled water is currently America’s favorite beverage by volume. This comes as no big surprise, considering we humans are made up of 70% water and need water to survive. Many large companies have invested heavily in marketing bottled water based on themes of nature and purity. Drinking water has lots of benefits, so it is no wonder that so…Read More

  7. What Is pH and Why Should You Care?

    You’ve probably heard the phrase, ‘pH balance’ thrown around sometimes. You may have heard it in reference to swimming pools. Maybe you heard it in chemistry class. But what is pH exactly? Well, pH stands for “potential of hydrogen,” and it’s simply the concentration of hydrogen in a solution. It’s used to measure how acidic or alkaline a said solution is. It’s on a scale of 0 to 1…Read More

  8. Why You Need Home Water Treatment

    Even if you don’t drink the recommended eight glasses of water a day, you still rely on your home water system for almost everything. From washing your clothes to washing your fruit and vegetables and cooking, your home tap water makes a huge difference in your life. Home Water Solutions has products and systems that improve this valuable, useful resource for all homes featuring Rainsoft treatme…Read More

  9. Read This Before Drinking Your Tapwater

    Tap water contains certain impurities that affect you in more ways than you can imagine. Weed killers, pharmaceuticals, agricultural runoff, chlorine, lead, and close to 2100 other contaminants have been found in U.S. tap water. Tests have shown that water from most houses built before the late 1980’s tested positive for trace amounts of lead. Weed killer was found in the water of 97 percent of …Read More

  10. Danger Of Lead Poisoning In Drinking Water

    Lead contamination in drinking water presents a serious health threat to both adults and children, yet is especially harmful to fetuses, infants, and young children. Lead is a toxic heavy metal that can easily go undetected, as it is colorless, tasteless, and odorless. Exposure to lead is possible through drinking water, air, and food but an approximate 20 percent of lead poisoning is attributed t…Read More