Posted by Administrator on 12/26/2009
If you have a whole house water filtration system you can take
advantage of the benefits of bottled water by bottling your own! Many
companies saw the selling of bottled water as a way to provide so called
clean and healthy drinking water. It even became kind of popular to
walk around with a bottle water in hand, just like celebrities do. It
Posted by Administrator on 12/23/2009
The two most commonly recommended types of water by doctors are
distilled water and reverse osmosis water. Both types are generally very
pure although both can allow the carry over of trace contaminants if
boiling points are similar or if molecular size is similar.
Unfortunately, many advocates are unaware that ultra pure water is not
the best for regular long-term consumption and that it can carry an
unexpected long-term health risk.
Posted by Administrator on 12/18/2009
Chloramines are disinfectants used to treat drinking water.
Chloramines are most commonly formed when ammonia is added to chlorine
to treat drinking water. The typical purpose of chloramines is to
provide longer-lasting water treatment as the water moves through pipes
to consumers. This type of disinfection is known as secondary
disinfection. Chloramines have been used by water utilities for almost
90 years, and their use is closely regulated. More than one in five
Americans uses drinking water treated with chloramines. It is added in
very small amounts to treated water to provide continuous disinfection
in the pipes and tanks that distribute drinking water.