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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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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