water filter scams

An estimated five to six billion pounds of BPA is produced yearly.  BPA, or bisphenol A, is a chemical prominent in countless plastic products, most notably, plastic water bottles.  Over the last several years, this chemical has come under frequent debate for a whole host of health, safety and environmental issues.  Now, a recent study […]


A simple headline on the UNICEF website reads, “They Need Everything.”  Food, shelter – and especially clean drinking water – are in short supply.  Relief organizations around the world are mobilizing as quickly and efficiently as possible, but the destruction left in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan is beyond the scope of what many have […]

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In a one year time period, many Haitian women and children will walk up to 1,400 miles for clean drinking water.  To bring attention to this crisis, Lighting the Dark CEO Allen Barker and his co-founder Hugh Mason embarked on an epic journey from their homes in Lake Worth, Florida, traveling 1,400 miles on foot […]

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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 […]


CBS 5 – KPHO Reverse osmosis water filters have spiked in popularity as they are among the few systems shown to reduce levels of fluoride in drinking water.  But with great power comes great responsibility, as one Arizona homeowner found out the hardest way possible.  While on vacation, a malfunctioning reverse osmosis system gushed more […]

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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 […]