Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Brought in Flint

Posted by: Rhona Reid On June 20, 2017 7:00 am

  It’s been quite the week in Flint.  Dressed in custom-made gowns and bright, sharp suits, excited seniors of Flint Northwestern High School rode charter buses into Detroit for their prom.  At almost the same time, the news began to emerge that Nick Lyon, Michigan’s health chief, was to be charged with involuntary manslaughter, along with four other officials. Flint deserves justice. Conspiracy of Silence? Failure to tell residents [...]
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Are There Any Dangers with Alkaline Ionizers?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 30, 2017 7:00 am

  Big question.  The answer?  Well it depends on your ionizer, your source water and how the two work together. Are there any dangers you should know about? Source Water Worries Let’s look at source water first.  Is your water contaminated by herbicides, pesticides, chemicals or even worse – lead?  The harsh truth is if you buy a water ionizer that doesn’t filter your source water [...]
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Water Ionizers and the Water Crisis in America

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 18, 2017 12:00 pm

  During the last few days, the New-York based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) published a report regarding water violations across the nation, and uncovered some chilling truths. water pollution in the newsI read the news today, oh boy… The coast-to-coast study identified that an astonishing 1 in 4 households may not be drinking safe water.  That’s a shocking 77 million people at risk. Looking the Other [...]
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Discover the Orb!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 21, 2017 7:00 am

  Fresh, clean laundry makes me happy.  Gathering it from the line outside, or pulling it from the dryer feels great.  I’ll happily outsource most household chores given half the chance, but the laundry I keep for myself. An Orb-Round Good Guy!An Orb-Round Good Guy! Wash Day Blues? So given this love affair with clean laundry, I was pretty horrified to realize that so many of the products [...]
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Water Ionizers From China or Taiwan…What You Need to Know

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 2, 2017 12:00 pm

  We love a bargain as much as the next person.  Buying something fabulous for a lower price during a sale is great!  However, getting a sub-standard alternative just because it’s cheaper, isn’t so great. In other words, cheap doesn’t always mean good value. A deadly bargain?A deadly bargain? East Asia and Water Ionizers Water ionizers aren’t cheap, nor should they be. Ionizers have been imported from East [...]
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Heaven Help St. Joseph? Another Day, Another Water Crisis

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 12, 2017 12:00 pm

  Take a look at our first picture.  Would you drink water that looked like this?  Bathe in it?  Give it to your children?  The people of St. Joseph, Louisiana have no choice.  That’s the water that has flowed from their taps for years now.  Incredibly, up until recently, it was declared safe.   Despite the 1,100 residents of this small, relatively impoverished town complaining for almost a decade about the state of the water that leaves clothes and towels streaked with [...]
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Called to Account – High Level Officials Charged Over Flint Water Scandal

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 9, 2017 7:00 am

  More charges have been brought against decision-makers involved in the Flint crisis, which saw lead-laced water flowing into the homes of unsuspecting residents.  Accused of putting profits before public health, Jerry Ambrose and Darnell Earley were brought in as emergency managers of Flint and made the catastrophic decision to source the city’s drinking water from the Flint River, despite grave doubts about the readiness of the Flint Water Plant to safely treat the water. Flint Charges: Who [...]		
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Tyent Water Ionizers Versus the Competition, Part 9: Water Ionizer vs. Tap Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 13, 2016 7:00 am

  We’re nearing the end of our series on how ionized water compares to other types of drinking water, and today we’re examining the most obvious one – tap water. Contaminants on tap?Contaminants on tap? The issues surrounding municipal water have dominated the news in an unprecedented way over the last few years. Tap Water is Cheap and Convenient Let’s look at the good to start with.  It’s cheap.  It’s [...]
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Tyent Water Ionizers Versus the Competition, Part 2: Water Ionizer vs. Water Filters!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 17, 2016 12:00 pm

  Have you read Part One of our special 10-part series looking at how a Tyent Ionizer compares to the competition?   Do your taps need a little help?Do your taps need a little help? Well, without further ado, we couldn’t wait to bring you the second part of the series, taking a closer look at how Tyent Ionizers compare with water filters that fit directly onto your tap. Are Faucet [...]
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Behind “Safe” Bottled Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 10, 2016 12:00 pm

Back in 2008, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 10 top brands of bottled water contained contaminants such as disinfectant by-products, pain medication and fertilizer residue. Toxic Waste Near Water Even if the beverage industry has cleaned up its act since then, there’s still the worry that plastic leaches controversial carcinogen Bisphenal A (BPA) into the bottled water.  No one is certain about the [...]
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