Unsafe Lead Levels Not Limited To Flint, According To The NY Times

According to an article written today in the New York Times, lead contamination is not only in Flint, Michigan and we all have reason to be concerned. In recent years, unsafe levels of lead have been found in: Sebring, OH (2016) Washington, DC (2001) Durham and...
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Three Ways To Use Glass Over Plastics

I recently wrote a blog post about a study featured in CNN that warns consumers that even BPA-free plastic is bad for your health. After writing and researching for that post, I looked around my apartment, my bathroom and my kitchen with new eyes. I had plastic...
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Water Disinfection: UV Or Chlorine? Which Is Better?

Because you can’t see, smell or taste harmful microbes in your water, it is important to properly disinfect your water supply. So which is better? UV light or chlorine? Both constant chlorination and UV disinfection are recognized by authorities like the EPA and...
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Where Can UV Water Be Used?

UV disinfection of drinking water can be used everywhere!   Schools, daycare, eldercare and healthcare facilities are perfect locations to use a UV system. Children, older adults, and those with compromised immune systems are among those most susceptible to...
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Are You Drinking Enough Water?

If you have walked into a department store and tried on a pair of pants, you probably realized that there is no such thing as “one size fits all.” Each of us are unique in the ways that we are shaped. Our height, weight, face-shape, head-size, hair-color,...
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Water Disinfection: UV Or Chlorine? Which Is Better?

Because you can’t see, smell or taste harmful microbes in your water, it is important to properly disinfect your water supply. So which is better? UV light or chlorine? Both constant chlorination and UV disinfection are recognized by authorities like the EPA and...

Boil-Water Advisory Issued – What Do You Do?

Aqua New Jersey recently issued a boil advisory for the town of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Aqua New Jersey’s website tells us that an equipment malfunction with an ultraviolet treatment system led to incomplete disinfection for some water distributed to...
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UV – Shedding Some Light On An Effective Decontamination System

There is a dangerous misconception in America that the drinking water is always safe, and it is impossible to contract a waterborne illness in the States. This is not always true. Recent flooding in Illinois and Missouri caused health professionals to warn about the...

Boil-Water Advisory Issued – What Do You Do?

Aqua New Jersey recently issued a boil advisory for the town of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Aqua New Jersey’s website tells us that an equipment malfunction with an ultraviolet treatment system led to incomplete disinfection for some water distributed to...
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Water Disinfection: UV Or Chlorine? Which Is Better?

Because you can’t see, smell or taste harmful microbes in your water, it is important to properly disinfect your water supply. So which is better? UV light or chlorine? Both constant chlorination and UV disinfection are recognized by authorities like the EPA and...

Will You Get 2800 Gallons of Water for Valentine’s Day?

Happy Valentine’s Day from FreshWaterSystems.com ! The card, flower, and chocolate industries all have something else in common besides gifts given on Valentine’s Day: their manufacturing processes are all dependent on quality, treated water. Suppose you were asked to...

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Water Distillers

Make Your Water 99.99% Pure

When disaster strikes, boiling water is not enough Across the country “Boil Water Advisories” have been popping up with an alarming frequency. Their sources are crumbling water infrastructure, chemical spills, and effects of local fracking, causing thousands of people...

How Can You Make Distilled Water Taste Better?

  Water Distillers work on basic, natural principles. A hot coil turns water into steam, leaving the impurities behind. The steam then condenses, turning back into water. The purified water will then exit the machine into some type of container. Here is a typical...

Nitrates in Tap Water: An Unseen Killer

Last summer, areas in the Midwest, including Iowa and Minnesota, experienced drought conditions. Now, with the return of rainfall, nitrates are entering the water system through run-off into surface water. Nitrates are difficult to filter out of water, and if not...
Water Contaminants

UV – Shedding Some Light On An Effective Decontamination System

There is a dangerous misconception in America that the drinking water is always safe, and it is impossible to contract a waterborne illness in the States. This is not always true. Recent flooding in Illinois and Missouri caused health professionals to warn about the...

Boil-Water Advisory Issued – What Do You Do?

Aqua New Jersey recently issued a boil advisory for the town of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Aqua New Jersey’s website tells us that an equipment malfunction with an ultraviolet treatment system led to incomplete disinfection for some water distributed to...
Water Filtration

Water Disinfection: UV Or Chlorine? Which Is Better?

Because you can’t see, smell or taste harmful microbes in your water, it is important to properly disinfect your water supply. So which is better? UV light or chlorine? Both constant chlorination and UV disinfection are recognized by authorities like the EPA and...

Where Can UV Water Be Used?

UV disinfection of drinking water can be used everywhere!   Schools, daycare, eldercare and healthcare facilities are perfect locations to use a UV system. Children, older adults, and those with compromised immune systems are among those most susceptible to...

UV – Shedding Some Light On An Effective Decontamination System

There is a dangerous misconception in America that the drinking water is always safe, and it is impossible to contract a waterborne illness in the States. This is not always true. Recent flooding in Illinois and Missouri caused health professionals to warn about the...

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