Good home brew requires good, clean water. So what about great home brew? I’ve posted before about the crossroads most home brewers will find themselves at – deciding whether or not it’s the right time to incorporate water filtration equipment into their home brewing set-up. If you are looking for an extremely special gift for […]
For this week’s video, we travel down to the Cayman Islands where Cayman27 clues us in on one very troubling fact: Office water coolers are not cleaned or maintained nearly as often as they should be. “I don’t think people forget to clean their water coolers. They are just not aware that it needs to […]
It’s late October. A knock is heard at your door. You open it to the face of an ominous looking individual who is there to both frighten you and demand some type of reward for the privilege. A treat, if you will. And when they leave, you’ll find yourself lighter in the wallet than you […]
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??
Last night’s episode of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia ended with Danny DeVito’s character Frank Reynolds launching a water filter scam. After spending the entire episode working residents into a lather over gun ownership rights, and profiting by investing in co-ownership of a gun shop beforehand, he goes on a local news program to warn […]
There is a great deal of misinformation on the internet concerning demineralized water. This article aims to set the record straight.
Solving the global water shortage crisis will require good ideas from all directions. We’ve helped to support this need with our recent Future of Water scholarship, awarding $500 for a solution proposed by Duke University student Mona Dai. In response to the solution provided by Dai and our first and second runners-up, we received the […]
Number 24 on the periodic table, chromium is an odorless and tasteless metallic element. It is found naturally occurring in rocks, soil and volcanic dust, as well as in living plants, animals and humans. The most common forms of chromium that occur in natural sources of drinking water are trivalent chromium (chromium-3) and hexavalent chromium […]
Atomic number 82 on the periodic table, lead is represented by “Pb” in the list of elements. Lead is a soft metal used in construction of buildings, manufacture of weights and various other industrial applications. Humans have been mining and using this heavy metal for thousands of years, poisoning themselves in the process. Although lead […]