Drinking Water


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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4 Drinking Water Tips To Avoid Back To School Headaches

by Tyler Ringeisen on July 17, 2014


[Last year, we published this post sharing how clean drinking water can help you avoid the back to school headaches that have become all to common. With another school year racing towards us fast, it seemed a good time to revisit some of these tips to ensure this school year is filled with as much […]

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This week, we celebrate the gift of dads and other significant father figures in our lives. For nearly all us, this means thinking of the most thoughtful gifts we can give to those who helped raise us into the people we became.  For most of us, this also means running into a huge ‘gift block.’ […]

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If you can decontaminate drinking water, you have the power to end human suffering on a global scale.  This is the inspired realization that flashed  before Ken Puzey, a Vermont engineer, after a recent humanitarian mission to Haiti.

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3 Steps To Keep Your Cabin’s Drinking Water Drinkable

by Tyler Ringeisen on March 13, 2014


Cabin getaways are those times where you can spend all day asking yourself truly important questions like, “how many fish will I catch today?” or “doesn’t this flower smell good?”  But unfortunately, more stressful questions can seep into our minds like “why does my water smell funny?” or “is my cabin’s drinking water OK to […]

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Starting this week, our customers in the West Virginia area will be shipped a free refrigerator water filter from Tier1, courtesy of our FridgeFilters.com store. Today, Minnesota State Representative Steve Drazkowski (R) and Minnesota State Senator Matt Schmit (D) visited our Zumbrota, MN warehouse to watch as some of the first packages of water filters […]

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Above are two of the rightfully angry questions being asked by West Virginia residents this week that are living through an unprecedented water contamination incident.  The most common questions being, of course, ‘when can I drink my tap water again?’ and ‘whose fault is this?’ Without speculating on blame, or unfortunately, when your tap water […]

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In early November of this year, Typhoon Haiyan roared through the southern portions of the Philippines, killing nearly 7,000 people.  Despite the ongoing pleas for help and supplies, not the least of which entails food and clean drinking water, the story of Haiyan relief seems to have fallen out of the minds of many Americans. […]

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Halloween changes things.  What would ordinarily be the house settling, the wind blowing or the loose screen door flapping suddenly transforms into all manners of evil trying to infiltrate your home. As scary as the forces outside your home can be, there are evil beasties more terrifying than Freddy, Jason and Leatherface combined.  And if […]

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Today, marks the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM.)  As noted on the NBCAM website, there have been great strides in both breast cancer awareness and treatment over the last twenty-five years. But as anyone that is or knows a breast cancer survivor can attest (full disclosure: I would fall into that latter […]

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