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Need a water filter? Peel a tree branch

If you’ve run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip, there’s a simple solution: Break off a branch from the nearest pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick. The improvised filter … Continue reading

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How much should you spend on a water filter?

A few days ago the customer had a great insight for me while discussing different filter prices Our body is made out of about 70% water ! So how much do you spend 70% of your body? If you were me … Continue reading

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Water Filtering History: The Clean Water Act

The invention of the microscope, the discovery of the relationship between cholera and drinking water, and the introduction of chlorine all moved the world of water filtering forward. These are considered some of the landmark events in the history of … Continue reading

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Filtered Water: As Much for What’s in It as for What’s Not

A major selling point of bottled water is that it is purportedly free of many of the contaminants that you might see in regular tap water. There is certainly nothing wrong with trying to drink water that is free of … Continue reading

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Bottled Water vs. A Water Filtering System

It is no surprise to most of us that global warming is real and pollution is one of the causes. There are many things that pollute the environment such as carbon dioxide emissions from cars, factories, and businesses; however, many … Continue reading

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ROWPU: Military Water Filtering System

ROWPU (Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit) is a mobile device contrived by military to filter water via reverse osmosis. Reverse osmosis captures water using particles like calcium carbonate, then utilizes activated carbon to eliminate contaminants harmful to reverse osmosis membranes, then uses … Continue reading

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Early Water Filtering Systems: The Give and Take of Chlorine

In order to curb the outbreak of cholera stemming from a contaminated water pump, John Snow used the chemical chlorine to disinfect the water. This caused a dramatic decrease in cholera related deaths. The success was so profound that this … Continue reading

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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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