Monthly Archives: September 2012

Filter Part Replacements: A Hidden Cost?

There are a lot of inexpensive filters out there, but many of these models contain hidden and exorbitant costs. In models like this, the cartridge responsible for actually cleaning the water needs to replaced often in order for it to … Continue reading

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Early Water Filtering Systems: The Enlightenment

The United States Declaration of Independence famously asserts that “we are endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights.” The founders’ philosophical influences are well documented, and a clear line can be drawn from John Locke, a prominent philosopher during … Continue reading

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Not All Water Filters Are Created Equal

The benefits of a water filtering system are well known. Whether it’s healthier skin and hair, increased energy and focus, decreased spending costs, or wide spread benefits for the environment, a drinking water filter can make a big difference both … Continue reading

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Early Water Filtering Systems: The Microscope

For centuries, water was just water. There was no concept of it carrying dangerous or unhealthy contaminants, save for large materials visible and obvious to the naked eye or the deliberate mixing of other noxious liquids. The microscope played in … Continue reading

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