Protecting yourself from allergens is an ongoing effort. Millions of people suffer from fall allergies and quickly turn to medications to ease the suffering. Unfortunately, some people suffer so much that medications might not reduce all of their symptoms. Additionally, some people might prefer to … [Read more...]
“Why is there ‘rust’ in my boiling tank?”
Every now and then, we have a customer call in, worried because there is a reddish discoloration in the seams of their boiling tank. They think it's rust. But have no fear: it's NOT rust and your distiller is perfectly safe. Here are the facts. What causes a discoloration that looks like rust … [Read more...]
How to Reopen Your Business Safely
While some businesses in the United States are chomping at the bit to reopen, others are exercising an abundance of caution and holding off. Some businesses never had the choice to close because of their essential status but added additional safety features. Still others, like Twitter, are … [Read more...]
Compare Water Purification Systems: Water Distillation vs Reverse Osmosis
When you're deciding what kind of water purification system you and your family need, there's a lot to consider: effectiveness, cost, maintenance, environmental impact... the list goes on. But if you've narrowed down your decision to water distillation vs reverse osmosis, you're in the right … [Read more...]
Emergency Water Purification: Don’t Face Empty Shelves!
Are You Prepared for an Emergency? With all that is going on in the world today, it is important to be prepared for any emergency. The recent hurricanes and subsequent flooding in Florida and Haiti are a good example. We can’t always rely on the government to save us every time … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]
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, … [Read more...]
Water scarcity raises concerns!
A new study by the U.S. Geological Society says an estimated 20 per cent loss of snow cover across the Rocky Mountains will impact millions of people who rely on the Rockies for their water.The study, released earlier this month, indicates the northern Rocky Mountains experienced large snow packs … [Read more...]