Water Pollution


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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WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

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At WaterFilters.NET, the water filters and filtration products we offer provide one key and noticeable benefit above all else: they help to improve or maintain the taste of your drinking water.  But for the younger generation, will the taste of clean water be enough? Endocrinologist Dr. Joseph Pinzone suggests that flavoring up drinking water with […]

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What’s A Pollutant?

by wfnblog on December 18, 2012


The word “pollutant” is common when discussing water filtration. Customers frequently want pollutants removed from their water for drinking, showering, and watering their plants. However, pollutants has become a catch-all word used to describe a complex situation. Water pollution or pollutants are terms used when undesirable elements, chemicals, sediment, and items show up at high […]

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We hear the names of scary-sounding chemicals, when we catch bits and pieces in news reports. Environmental studies warn of perchlorate, the ingredient in rocket fuel which has been found in municipal drinking water systems in twenty-six states to date.  And then there are the pesticides… and antibiotics… and E coli bacteria. More than 60,000 […]

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Everyday household activities are a major source of polluted runoff, seriously jeopardizing our groundwater. Every time it rains, extra fertilizer on lawns, oil spilled on driveways, residue from paints and solvents used on walls and decks all end up contaminating our waterways as chemicals.  Even the neighborhood’s pet population can contribute to the problem, when […]

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