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7 Potential Cancer-Causing Contaminants in Tap Water – And How to Remove Them

7 Potential Cancer-Causing Contaminants in Tap Water – And How to Remove Them Being diagnosed with cancer can be terrifying. After receiving the news, one may experience tough times of emotional distress, a range of strong emotions, and other ordeals. Sometimes even the thought of enduring these unpleasant situations can compel us to make significant…

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Activated Carbon Filters: What Do They Remove from Water?

Activated Carbon Filters: What Do They Remove from Water? If you’re concerned about the quality of your drinking water, now’s the time to begin exploring different water treatment options to prevent the unthinkable. During your search, you’re likely to encounter a powerful water purification method that has risen in popularity with American households and municipalities:…

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Chlorine in Drinking Water: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Chlorine in Drinking Water: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Chlorine is by far the most commonly used water disinfectant worldwide. Today, about 98% of U.S. municipalities use some chlorine-related process to treat their drinking water, thanks to the chemical’s wide-scale availability, low cost, ease of use, and proficiency at destroying germs. When chlorine…

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Coronavirus & Why You Need Clean Running Water During the Lockdown

Why You Need Clean Running Water During the Coronavirus Lockdown Just a few weeks ago, we heard about the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in China that allegedly originated in bats. Of course, many Americans probably didn’t see it as a potential threat, perhaps because we’re thousands of miles away, or because bats aren’t a…

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Best Water Filtration System to Remove Bacteria & Viruses from Water

The Best Water Filtration System to Remove Bacteria & Viruses from YourDrinking Water Bacteria and viruses generally have a hard time entering drinking water – probably because most public water systems can block them out completely. A typical purification system pumps untreated water from a river or a lake, removes the sediment, filters out other…

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PFOS & PFOA: The Dangers of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

PFOS & PFOA: The Dangers of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water If you’ve been following the news a lot lately, chances are you’ve seen or heard the acronym ‘PFAS.’ Perhaps instead of keeping up with the news, you fully immerse yourself in the latest drama-filled movies – and extra buttery popcorn. In the latter case,…

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15 Dangerous Diseases Caused by Contaminated Drinking Water

15 Dangerous Diseases Caused by Contaminated Drinking Water A constant supply of clean drinking water is vital for every household. However, millions of people still lack access to this invaluable resource. As a result, some people have to use and consume water that contains dangerous contaminants. That could explain why more than 3.4 million people…