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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. …

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…

EPA Says Unsafe Drinking Water is Biggest Environmental Threat

EPA Says Unsafe Drinking Water is Biggest Environmental Threat

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) administrator Andrew Wheeler believes that unsafe drinking water is the biggest environmental threat that the world faces today. Speaking to CBS News, to mark World Water Day, Wheeler said "A lack of access to clean water is a more pressing concern than climate change... The effects of climate change are…

What You Need To Know About PFAs, including PFOS and PFOA

What You Need To Know About PFAs, including PFOS and PFOA

A family of chemicals has been dominating water news lately. The New York Times calls them 'Toxic Forever Chemicals.' The Environmental Working Group calls them 'health hazards.' The EPA has established health advisories for them and made their research on them a 'national priority.' These chemicals are known as PFASs, and there is a lot…