Water Filtration Systems

How Can Gray Water Keep Landscapes Green

by wfnblog on December 18, 2012


Hearing the term ‘gray water’ might cause your stomach to turn a bit, but in Texas, it’s quickly becoming a great way to conserve clean drinking water. Gray water is the leftover tap water from bathtubs, showers, washing machines, and other “soapy” water used in the house. It should not contain serious contaminants. Water from […]

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Commercial Water Filters

by wfnblog on December 13, 2012


Do you ever wonder how restaurants usually have great water? They usually have a great filtration system! WaterFilters.Net offers a wide variety of commercial water filter systems to suit the needs of many different types of businesses.   Did you know that most offices also have filtration systems for their break rooms? Commercial water filtration […]

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What would you do if you found out your water was contaminated? Unfortunately, it happens to hundreds of Americans every day. Peggy Wise from Pelion, SC had an undersink filter system installed in her kitchen to give her family access to clean drinking water. As with many systems, the clean water is stored in a […]

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No Clear Solution for Dirty Water

by wfnblog on December 6, 2012


When looking at lush landscapes filled with orchards and dairy farms, you may never imagine the tap water is undrinkable. Unfortunately, the people of Seville and Tooleville, California live with this every day.   Those lush orchards and dairy farms cause many of the drinking water problems in the area. Pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and animal […]

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With a mouthful of a name, Pentek has a great product with the 20-inch Big Blue (BB) housing system. It is a very common and popular system because it’s durable and it is super easy to change the filters. This Pentek Big Blue is meant for heavy sediment filtration and high-flow applications. It also has […]

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Fluoride compounds are salts that form when the element fluorine (number 9 on the periodic table) combines with minerals in soil or rocks. Some fluoride compounds, such as sodium fluoride and fluorosilicates, dissolve easily into ground water as it moves through gaps and pores in rocks. Most water supplies contain some naturally occurring fluoride. Fluoride […]

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What are VOCs? (Part 2)

by wfnblog on June 6, 2012


In our last article, we introduced the topic of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). We described their chemical composition, and gave some examples of common household, commercial and industrial products that contain VOCs. We concluded with a look at how these chemical contaminants find their way into the environment, and specifically into our drinking water supply. […]

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What is MTBE?

by wfnblog on May 10, 2012


MTBE is the shorthand abbreviation for methyl tertiary-butyl ether, a volatile organic compound that belongs to a category known as oxygenates. Oxygenates are added to fuel to increase its oxygen content. MTBE has replaced the use of lead as an octane enhancer in gasoline throughout the United States since 1979. MTBE reduces carbon monoxide and […]

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This week (May 6-12) the American Water Works Association (AWWA) has designated National Drinking Water Week. The AWWA is the authoritative resource for safe public drinking water in our country. As the AWWA would say, “Only tap water delivers.” Unlike bottled water, tap water is well-regulated. It is immediately accessible, as much as you need, […]

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What is arsenic?

by wfnblog on May 4, 2012


Atomic number 33 on the periodic table, arsenic is a semi-metal element that is odorless and tasteless. It enters drinking water supplies from natural deposits in the earth, as well as from agricultural and industrial activities. Arsenic occurs naturally in rocks and soil, plants and animals. It can be further released into the environment through volcanic […]

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