The 4 Types of Contaminants in Water

An important thing for people to understand about water contamination is that there are different types of contaminants that may be in your water. This is important because we often here comments like, “Well, maybe I’ll build up a resistance to what’s in my water,” or “the quantities are so small that it can’t really…

Book Review: The Blue Death by Dr. Robert Morris

People often ask me to recommend a good book on water. I wholeheartedly recommend The Blue Death by Dr. Robert Morris. It’s not easy to create a book about water that’s exciting to read, but Dr. Morris is a superb author. The Blue Death; Disease, Disaster and the Water we Drink reads like a CSI-like…

What about Alkaline Water?

Alkaline water is something that has received a lot of hype lately, but the whole idea of alkaline water falls under the concept of pseudoscience. As you probably realize by now, I believe in pure water….not water with other substances (contaminants) in it. When water is processed through the equipment that produces alkaline water (ionizers),…

Dr. Andrew Weil on Distilled Water

Dr. Andrew Weil is one of the most respected nutritionists in the country right now. Dr. Weil has been a long supporter of distilled water. This is a link to a good educational article that he has written about distilled water. Check out the link here http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART00581/water-an-essential-part-of-life.html.

What's in your water?

Here's a great resource for looking up the different contaminants that are found in your tap water (Click here).  Just plug in your zip code and you will see what you are drinking with your water. One thing to notice is that the health limit can be exceeded without the legal limit being exceeded. How…

Cholera a deadly threat in third-world countries

CNN Article on Cholera in Africa (Click here). For several years, Pure Water brand has taken the lead highlighting the importance of owning a water distiller in every house, office, building, hospital and apartment to avoid and protect the owner from dangerous contaminants, especially in places without potable water. Our clients in Africa continue to express…

The Importance of Drinking Water for Athletes

At this time of year our attention (at least for most of us) is drawn to competitive sports, especially football at all levels…from professional to college to high school…all the way to junior high and grade school level. Naturally a lot of emphasis is placed on winning by the coaches, by the fans and even…

Do you need the minerals in water?

It’s true that various minerals are essential for the proper functioning of the heart and the rest of your body. A very important point to remember is that the minerals must be in a form that the body can readily assimilate and use. The minerals that are found in water are in an inorganic form,…

Why distillation is the best for an emergency...

During the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina the water was extremely dangerous. It was so dangerous in fact, that you weren't even supposed to touch it. Serious water contamination is one of the main problems during a disaster, so how do you treat the water? Here's a link to the American Red Cross document titled "Food…