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Do Activated Carbon Filters Remove Lead?

Get the lead out! That’s what people used to say if you were moving slowly. They wanted you to get the lead out of your feet and step lively. These days “get the lead out” more often than not refers to getting lead out of water. Lead in water is a problem. What takes...

Do Home Water Filters Remove Lead?

Lead in water has been in the news quite a bit in the last few years. The lines that supply many homes with water are deteriorating. Lead enters the water (a process called leaching) as it corrodes the pipes that carry it.  As water flows, it dissolves or wears away the pipe or the...

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Are Reverse Osmosis Water Systems Really Good?

If you are wondering how to purify water in your home, you’re probably overwhelmed at the options. There are whole house systems, filters that you attach to your faucet, and filter systems that install under the sink. Carbon filters, softeners, ozone machines and reverse osmosis systems all claim to purify the water. Manufacturers of...

How to Purify Water

“How can I purify water” is a pretty common question. While the question may be simple, the answer isn’t. You can Google the question and see there are over 23 million answers. How to purify water is a complex question. In order to know how to purify water, you’ve got to decide what it...

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Is it Safe to Drink Tap Water?

Why should you spend money on bottled water or expensive filters that must be replaced over and over again? Why can’t you just drink water from the faucet. I mean isn’t it safe to drink tap water? The answer depends on how you define “safe” and where you live. Regulating Safe If the government...

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