Jamin Arvig


While our operation may have been humble, our dedication was anything but. In 2002, I launched WaterFilters.NET from my smallish college apartment.  Our water filter inventory took up space nicely behind my sofa.  After some measure of success, our business grew to necessitate the inclusion of a warehouse.  So naturally, I bought a van.  It […]

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[Tragically, the death of a dog in St. Paul, Minnesota this week was blamed on blue-green algae.  Last year, we published the post below, sharing instructions from the California Department of Public Health indicating what you should do whether your child or pet makes their way into this toxic water. With this week's news, and […]

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When I first started this company more than ten years ago, I can safely say that all employees considered it a top workplace.  That said, considering it was only myself and a few dedicated family members, it wasn’t the most difficult award to achieve.  An honor more difficult to achieve, and far more notable, was […]

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It is a fact that bottled water costs more per gallon than gas, yet rarely do people complain about the price of bottled water. Where is the disconnect??

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The Progress Minnesota awards, presented by Finance & Commerce magazine, was established – in the words of the publication – to “recognize those individuals and companies who are driving business and industrial growth and economic development in Minnesota in unique and innovative ways.” Those companies that are lucky enough to win this award have proof […]

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How to Choose A Sediment Filter

by Jamin Arvig on February 26, 2014


In this third installment of How to Choose a Water Filter, we’ll wrap up the sediment filter category.

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Better Know A Water Filter: Instapure Faucet Filters

by Jamin Arvig on February 6, 2014


Instapure, one of the leading brands of faucet filter available today, has its home nestled among clear mountain streams at the foothills of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado. Their core commitment is providing customers with a variety of affordable water filtration choices to meet their specific needs.  Even better, they understand that water purification is […]

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Starting this week, our customers in the West Virginia area will be shipped a free refrigerator water filter from Tier1, courtesy of our FridgeFilters.com store. Today, Minnesota State Representative Steve Drazkowski (R) and Minnesota State Senator Matt Schmit (D) visited our Zumbrota, MN warehouse to watch as some of the first packages of water filters […]

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Above are two of the rightfully angry questions being asked by West Virginia residents this week that are living through an unprecedented water contamination incident.  The most common questions being, of course, ‘when can I drink my tap water again?’ and ‘whose fault is this?’ Without speculating on blame, or unfortunately, when your tap water […]

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Everything I share below is because of you. 2013 was an amazing year at WaterFilters.NET. I saw a company that I founded while still in college achieve five straight years on the Inc. 5000.  We were named one of Minnesota’s top job builders.  We even saw the results of our partnership with charity: water as […]

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