Jamin Arvig

If you are like us, you are back in full work mode after a relaxing Christmas break spent with your closest friends and relatives.  If you are really like us, your Christmas break may have even been extended by a now infamous ‘polar vortex.’ While we got plenty of holiday fun and relaxation in, we […]

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Ceramic Water Filters: What To Know Before You Buy

by Jamin Arvig on January 2, 2014

WaterFilters.NET has grown into the online consumer’s first choice in water filters and filtration systems.  I am proud of this accomplishment, in no small part, as it reflects the level of knowledge that our team has amassed and is able to share with you as you make your water filter choices.  Believe me, there are […]


Why The China Water Crisis Is The World Water Crisis

by Jamin Arvig on December 27, 2013

20% of the world’s population lives in China.  And by 2030, a significant percentage of this population will run out of clean drinking water. Bottom-line, the economic and human impact of millions of Chinese residents facing the very real possibility of dehydration will undoubtedly disrupt stability throughout the balance of the world.  So the question […]

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Celebrate Small Business Saturday With WaterFilters.NET

by Jamin Arvig on November 27, 2013

This year, smack dab between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is another retail occasion that gets a little bit less attention.  But for me, it’s something just a little bit more special: Small Business Saturday. Launched by American Express just a few years ago, Small Business Saturday is an occasion where we are encouraged to […]


Your Water Filters Purchases Help Create Jobs

by Jamin Arvig on October 28, 2013

Late last week, WaterFilters.NET – a company I founded with my family ten years ago while I was still in college – was awarded a Hire Power Award from Inc.com.  With this award, we have been officially recognized as a top job creator in our home state of Minnesota. Over the years, our company has […]

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Your Water Filters Purchases Have Helped To Save Lives

by Jamin Arvig on September 18, 2013

Our water filters company walks the walk when it comes to bringing clean water to the world.  Today, I want to show you exactly what that means – and show how you have helped. Whenever you purchase water filters or filtration systems from our company, a portion of the profits will go directly towards a […]

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5 Water Charity Ideas That Inspire Action

by Jamin Arvig on August 27, 2013

A significant portion of our yearly profit is donated to one or more of the water charity causes we support.  And every post on this blog, whether touting the virtues of a good shower filter or helping you select home brew filtration equipment, is meant to make you think more about how water impacts every […]


Next month WaterFilters.NET will make its fifth straight appearance on the Inc. 5000, a listing of some of the fastest growing companies in the nation.  This recognition puts our company, a modest online water filters superstore that I started with my family while still in college ten years ago, into some pretty rarified air. While […]


If your refrigerator dispenses water, chances are it uses a water filter.  And if it’s been a long time since you’ve replaced it, the inside of it may be clogged with some of the gunk you see in the picture to your left.  And the crusty ice cubes below are likely an all too familiar image. […]


Earlier this year, my company WaterFilters.NET posed a challenging question to students nationwide: “With an increasing global population, particularly in developing countries, what would you create to help reduce water shortages, and ensure all people had nearby access to clean drinking water?”  The best response would be awarded our $500 Future of Water scholarship, while […]