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Tomorrow marks another World Water Day, a day of action by world leaders and the general public on behalf of the millions throughout the world without clean drinking water. Established in 1993, World Water Day initiatives have exploded in the past several years, supported and amplified in large part by social media.  [In fact, if […]

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Holidays are a perfect time to celebrate what we’ve accomplished in the past year and to make our resolutions for what type of people we will be going forward.  For this reason, we rightfully see charitable endeavors highlighted more particularly over the holidays. One endeavor that we would like to highlight can be seen illustrated […]


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 […]


5 Water Filter Claims That Scream ‘Scam!’

by Mike Yanke on October 24, 2013

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 […]


How Much Less Does Filtered Water Cost Than Bottled Water?

by Jamin Arvig on September 17, 2013

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??


Water Filter Scams Are Only Funny When They Aren’t Real

by Mike Yanke on September 12, 2013

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 […]


The Definitive Guide To Demineralized Water

by JoAnne Cluth on September 10, 2013

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 […]


What is chromium?

by wfnblog on April 27, 2012

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 […]