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Earlier this year, Los Angeles began disinfecting its drinking water with chloramine rather than the chlorine it had used for decades.  You can read more about it by visiting Southern California Public Radio 89.3 KPCC or our coverage in a recent Drinking Water News post. With such a large municipality making a switch in the […]

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California’s unprecedented drought conditions generated two stories last week, each illustrating a different extreme when it comes to conserving the area’s water. First up, in the video above, CBS Local out of San Francisco shares more on the efforts of state officials to crack down on water wasters. Activities such as excessive lawn watering, washing […]

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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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In part one of this ten part series we identified some broad categories of water. This installment will deal with sediment filters.

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Water filters are about more than purifying what you drink, what you bathe in or what you pour from your faucet.  The water filtration process is about more than just purifying water, in fact. Users of well water know this all too well, as they commonly face a daily battle against everything from sulfur smells […]

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10 Reasons to Use a Water Filter

by wfnblog on June 1, 2011


This may be the easiest post ever, because there are so many good reasons to forsake bottled water and any other unfiltered water forever.

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In this last installment of How to Choose a Water Filter, we are discussing filtration to the Nth degree.

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In part 7 of the How to Choose a Water Filter series, we will address volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), heavy metals and Arsenic.

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In Part 4 of How to Choose a Water Filter, I left you hanging. What in the world is KDF? KDF (Kinetic Degradation Fluxion) is a high purity copper zinc alloy.

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As we continue this series How to Choose a Water Filter, we’ve already dealt with sediment filters and will now delve into the taste & odor category.

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