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…

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Are You Ready? September is emergency preparedness month, so it is a good time to take a moment to think about how you and your family can be ready for the unexpected.  Most experts agree that having a written plan and knowing what you would do makes facing emergencies easier.  Being prepared with the physical…

Potential Threat to Drinking Water Supply!

Potential Threat to Drinking Water Supply!

This weekend it was reported from Kosovo, which lies between Serbia and Albania,  that the authorities cut off the water supply in the capital Pristina after five people were arrested on terrorism charges.  They were “acting suspiciously” near the reservoir which supplies water to half of Pristina’s population of 200,000. (http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/kosovo-arrests-terror-suspects-alleged-water-plot-32383673) There is a possible…

The Economics of Water Shortage

The Economics of Water Shortage

When there are water shortages, conservation means seeing lawns dry out and plants die. But there’s another side this problem as many residents of California are discovering. There are fixed costs in operating a water treatment plant. In normal times this cost is offset by revenues from consumer fees based on water usage. The problem comes…

Hippocrates Health Institute Recommends Pure Water Brand Distillers

The Hippocrates Health Institute of West Palm Beach, Florida, a leader in the field of natural and complementary wellness education, recommends Pure Water™ Brand distillers and will soon make the distillers available through the institute's website. Brian Clement, PhD, NMD, LN, co-director of the institute and best-selling author, has personally used a Pure Water Brand…

Fluoride - The Aging Factor

Fluoride - The Aging Factor

Fluoride is very much in the news again as more and more of the dangers of fluoride come to light. In this article we will discuss the top dangers of fluoride.  From a historical perspective, I find it very interesting to note that the very first customer for a Pure Water distiller was a lady…

If the local authorities said you couldn't use your tap water, would you be prepared?

If the local authorities said you couldn't use your tap water, would you be prepared?

Water Contamination.  It can happen any time anywhere.  The latest example showed up in the news just last week. Over 300,000 residents in Western Virginia were  warned not turn on their taps.  They were advised not to take showers, brush their teeth, or even do laundry.  Why?  Because Thursday, Jan. 9 there was a toxic…

Arsenic, Water and Rice – What’s the Connection?

It is well established that high levels of arsenic in drinking water can lead to severe health problems long-term.  While arsenic is a common contaminant worldwide, it is particularly prevalent in Bangladesh and parts of India.  This link is direct, from drinking water to human consumption. Recent research on a base of 400,000 people conducted…