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…

Is the "Forever Chemical" in your water?

Is the "Forever Chemical" in your water?

PFA contamination in the United States By Eldon C. Muehling A recent update (March 2019) published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at Northeastern University, includes a map of the United States that documents publicly the currently known extent of a large family of contaminants called PFAs. …

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…

How Many Toxins Do You Want In Your Water?

There is an interesting article today on CBS about how the water in Tom’s River in New Jersey is coming out of the tap green. Many residents are concerned, and the local water company and the EPA say that the water is safe. But, as I’ve said many times, what does “safe” mean? When the…

5 Keys to Protecting Your Family from Toxins in Water

1)    UNDERSTAND THE “WHY” Why = Motivation. Do you understand why it’s so important to take action to protect yourself from toxins in water? If you think that tap water is fine and that talk of protecting yourself from toxins is overblown, then you simply haven’t done enough research. If however, you’ve done your research you…

Is my water contaminated?

One of the most common questions we get about distilled water is “Is my water contaminated?”  We know that water is universally contaminated, but the contaminants differ wildly from location to location.    When people say they want minerals in the water do they know what minerals they want and in what amounts?  Most people want…