Compare Water Purification Systems: Water Distillation vs Reverse Osmosis

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 place.

Emergency Water Purification: Don’t Face Empty Shelves!

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 there is a disaster, natural…

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…

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…

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 until the 1980's.But in the last…