Browse Articles

Drinking Water Vs Mineral Water In Bottles

Environmental Concerns About Drinking Water Vs Mineral Water In Bottles Did you know that by the year 2050 it’s thought that there will be a greater volume of plastic in the oceans than there will be fish? Does that thought not concern you? Think about how many millions of people still buy water in plastic bottles. Even spending just a buck a day on water, soon adds up though. The water bottle companies sell convenience, they sell water and that’s...
Read More

Chromium 6 Water Filter Suggestions

Chromium 6 Water Filter Suggestions

The Best Chromium  6 Filter for Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water MultiPure MP750 Plus RO is one of the best chromium filter options for reducing chromium-6 or hexavalent chromium in drinking water. Chromium can get into drinking water from steel and pulp mills, and erosion of natural deposits of chromium-3. While they are found naturally in rocks, plants, soil, volcanic dust, humans  & animals. This harmful metal can be released to the water and soil via leakage, poor storage, or...
Read More

Water Softener pellets or crystals, which one to choose?

Water Softener pellets or crystals, which one to choose?

Water Softener pellets or crystals compared Water is said to be “hard” when it contains a high amount of dissolved minerals. Water softeners help remove water hardness by bringing the minerals together and are, therefore, used to soften the water in our homes, business buildings, and pools. Water softeners come in either pelleted or crystal form, and choosing between these two available options can be difficult if you don’t understand the difference in their use. Why bother about minerals in...
Read More

Why You Should Carry A Personal Water Filter In The Backcountry

Why You Should Carry A Personal Water Filter In The Backcountry

Reasons A Personal Water Filter Is Essential On The Trail We know the Importance Of Water Filtration at home, but what about outdoors? A cold mountain stream sparkles in the sunlight. At the end of a long, hot hike it is a striking temptation to drink. That clear water makes for a lovely scene, but the water most likely contains disruptive microorganisms or contaminants too small for the eye to see. There are some backcountry springs and freshwater sources that...
Read More