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Clean Water, Clear Conscience: Do Berkey Filters Remove PFAS?

Clean Water, Clear Conscience: Do Berkey Filters Remove PFAS?

By Jeff Wise February 21, 2024 | Water Contaminants

Do Berkey Filters remove PFAS effectively from water? If you're someone who is looking to ensure clean and safe drinking water, this question is probably at the forefront of your mind. PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a group of human-made chemicals commonly found in water sources due to their...

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The Dangers of Atrazine In Drinking Water

The Dangers of Atrazine In Drinking Water

By Jeff Wise November 13, 2023 | Water Contaminants

Atrazine in drinking water has been linked to serious health issues, some of which can have long-lasting consequences for both adults and children. Are you gambling with your family's health every time you turn on the tap? You may think you're just hydrating, but the truth could be far more...

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Avoiding Heavy Metals in Tap Water While Traveling

Avoiding Heavy Metals in Tap Water While Traveling

By Jeff Wise June 26, 2023 | Water Contaminants

When you're planning a family trip, do you ever think ahead about heavy metals in tap water? Probably not! You've got enough to worry about with packing, making reservations, etc. Who has time to think about heavy metals? Even though it's not at the top of your to-do list when...

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Heavy Metals Found in Natural Water Supplies

Heavy Metals Found in Natural Water Supplies

By Jeff Wise May 23, 2023 | Water Contaminants

In our current society, there are many ways heavy metals leak into natural water supplies and eventually contaminate our tap water and well water. This is hazardous and should be avoided at all costs! What are heavy metals and why are they harmful? Heavy metals are elements that exhibit metals...

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What Parents Should Know about Toxic Heavy Metals in Water

What Parents Should Know about Toxic Heavy Metals in Water

By Jeff Wise May 16, 2023 | Water Contaminants

Toxic heavy metals in drinking water can wreak havoc when consumed by us, our children and even our pets. Is it really so necessary that our kids drink clean water? After all, it doesn't seem like there are any imminent harmful effects from drinking tap or other water sources. The...

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The Best Water Filter for Heavy Metals

The Best Water Filter for Heavy Metals

By Jeff Wise April 25, 2023 | Water Contaminants

Berkey water systems are known for being the best water filter for heavy metals. In fact, laboratory tests have determined that a Black Berkey Element can drastically remove more than 200 contaminants in the water supply. One of the major concerns when it comes to contaminant consumption is finding the...

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What's in Tap Water Anyway?

What's in Tap Water Anyway?

By Jeff Wise June 28, 2022 | Water Contaminants

Ever wonder what's in tap water anyway? Over 4 billion people drink water that is unsafe. Billions of people do not have access to safe and running water. Some people do have access to running water, but it is unsafe. Knowing what's in tap water is important. Drinking from the...

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Health Risks of Chromium 6 in Drinking Water

Health Risks of Chromium 6 in Drinking Water

By Jeff Wise July 30, 2021 | Water Contaminants

Most people know that it's good for you to drink water. Staying properly hydrated can significantly affect your brain function and energy levels, help maximize your physical performance, and so much more. However, what happens when your drinking water has substances in it that can be harmful to your health?...

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Drinking Contaminated Water Is Avoidable

Drinking Contaminated Water Is Avoidable

By Jeff Wise March 27, 2020 | Water Contaminants

Drinking contaminated water is commonplace all over the world. It doesn't matter if you're in a third world country or a big first world country. Many people get sick immediately and others get sick over time. The end result is the same. Unfortunately I have to report that some people...

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How Often Is E. Coli in Water Supply?

How Often Is E. Coli in Water Supply?

By Jeff Wise March 10, 2020 | Water Contaminants

Ever wonder how many E. Coli in water supply issues there are? Just about every day I'm keeping my eyes on the news for reports of water contamination. There usually seems to be a theme: "Boil water advisory." Why does that keep popping up? Seriously, just go to your preferred search...

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How To Read Your City's Report on Water Treatment Plant Filtration

How To Read Your City's Report on Water Treatment Plant Filtration

By Jeff Wise March 10, 2020 | Water Contaminants

  Ever wonder how to read the reports from your water treatment plant filtration records? It's really important for us to know the official explanation of what is in our water supply via our cities and towns. Through testing and the Environmental Working Groups reports we know there are more...

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E. Coli Water Treatment Is Easy

E. Coli Water Treatment Is Easy

By Jeff Wise March 10, 2020 | Water Contaminants

E. coli water treatment is quite easy if you have the right tools. First, let's explore a little more on what E. coli water treatment is. Escherichia coli is commonly found in the lower intestine. Most E. coli strains are harmless, but some forms of it can cause serious food...

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