Water Biosecurity – What You Can Do Now!

In today’s information age there is so much material available on issues and problems and so little on solutions.  This is also true of drinking water. Yesterday I introduced the topic of “Water BioSecurity” and tried to provide a concise overview of why an understanding of it is important in this unpredictable and insecure world…

Water Biosecurity – What is it all about?

One of the five important categories of water contaminants is biological.  Biological contaminants in water by and large are invisible to the naked eye, so a perfectly clear glass of water may contain biological contaminants.  Some of these contaminants are relatively harmless but others can be deadly. We have all read about Legionnaire’s Disease, E-Coli…

6 Reasons that Children Should Drink Fresh, Distilled Water

Many contaminants found in tap water across the United States have been linked to cancer, developmental effects, learning disabilities, parasitic infections and intestinal disease. In 1993 the National Academy of Sciences detailed the primary reasons that children are more sensitive to the harmful effects of these chemicals: A DEVELOPING CHILD’S CHEMICAL exposures are greater pound-for-pound…

Cryptosporidium Strikes Again Via Drinking Water

Some of you will remember following the daily news reports from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the summer of 1993.  Hundreds of thousands Milwaukee residents came down with a mysterious illness, the cause of which has not been identified.  It took almost two weeks for the authorities to nail down the cause: a microscopic organism in the…