Is "Mostly Safe" Good Enough For Our Drinking Water?

Is "Mostly Safe" Good Enough For Our Drinking Water?

A commentary by Eldon C. Muehling In a recent article written by Joan Rose, Principal Investigator for Michigan State University’s Water Research, she again reminded us that most Americans take the quality of our drinking water for granted. We accept it as a convenience of modern life. This is true until something goes wrong with…

5 Reasons Why Pure Water Distillers are Good for the Environment

5 Reasons Why Pure Water Distillers are Good for the Environment

Our customers have always been ahead of the curve – understanding that an investment in distillation is an investment in health, safety, and long-term savings. But you may not have realized that choosing to distill your water with a Pure Water distiller also has wide-reaching benefits for the planet too. Celebrate our wonderful planet by…

What's the deal with Climate Change and Water?

What's the deal with Climate Change and Water?

Climate change is on everyone's mind. Whether you're reading about resource shortages by 2050 or glaciers disappearing by 2100 or species facing extinction, the headlines are everywhere. But even if you don't see climate change affecting you directly, it could be impacting your life every time you take a sip of water. As the global…

Sterile Water vs Distilled Water

Sterile Water vs Distilled Water

Lately, a new question has been popping up online: what's the difference between sterile water and distilled water? Sterile water has usually been boiled to kill anything living in the water, but it still has other things in it. Distilled water is made to get you as close to pure H2O as possible - no…

Japan plans to release Radioactive Water into the Ocean

Japan plans to release Radioactive Water into the Ocean

A Problem For The World The Telegraph reports that "Water that the Japanese government is planning to release into the Pacific Ocean from the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant contains radioactive material well above legally permitted levels, according to the plant's operator and documents seen by The Telegraph." (emphasis added) “The government is running out…

Boiling Tap Water for a Boil Alert

Boiling Tap Water for a Boil Alert

Follow Boil Alerts Carefully Flooding or other natural disasters of any kind can affect water quality and often a boil alert will be put into place.  When a large event happens, like a hurricane that impacts a lot of people, the task of getting clean water can be even more challenging.  Each person must listen…