Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 19, 2017 12:00 pm
We recently looked at the plastics that we unknowingly drink when we crack open a fresh bottle of water or turn on the tap. Â America is the world leader in plastic fiber contamination, with a horrifying 94% of nationwide samples testing positive. Â India and Lebanon are the closest runners-up; but for now, the dubious honor of topping the plastic fiber contamination table belongs to us. Â
Are you one of the 63% of people in America worried about the ongoing water crisis?Â The data from Gallup’s annual Environment poll, which was conducted in March 2017, shows that a large majority of people are concerned about the safety of their drinking water.
Gallup first started tracking polled results regularly in 1999.Â The findings show that people are more worried about water safety than they have been since 2001.Â …
We all need to drink around 2 liters of water every day to stay properly hydrated.Â That still applies to anyone with a sedentary lifestyle or sitting at a desk job.Â But sometimes, our bodies need more.
A Thirst for Fitness!Â
If you play sports, take an exercise class, go hiking or enjoy any of the fantastic fitness opportunities available to most of us — you need …
We learned a little more this week about how lead ended up flowing out the taps in Flint.Â Researchers at the University of Michigan have released their forensic conclusions on how the crisis took shape.
The “Swiss Cheese” Evidence
Officials had put forward a claim that failure to add anti-corrosion chemicals hadnâ€™t impacted on the eventual contamination of the water.Â This assertion was undermined by the researchersâ€™ …
We love busting myths.Â Especially the ones that relate to water ionizers!Â The wonder of all of the information flowing freely around the internet is that inevitably, myths and inaccuracies start to emerge.
Weâ€™ve taken hold of 5 popular myths that seem to crop up regularly, in order to bust them!
Ionized Water is Like Regular Water. Well, why not start with the Big One?Â We know this myth inside out.Â Every drop
A water ionizer is usually a bigger investment than a standard, faucet-mounted water filter, so how do they compare?
Whatâ€™s In the Water? With a point-of-use water filter, you need to start with your source water and whatâ€™s in it.Â No water filter of this kind is going to remove all organic, chemical and toxic contaminants.Â You need to know that the type of filter you opt for
Thereâ€™s a lot of competition for your money when it comes to different ways of drinking clean, safe water.Â Many people are unsure about how clean their regular tap water is.Â Understandably, they search for an alternative.
Water ionizers might cost more than water pitchers, but does the performance even compare?
Well, letâ€™s see.Â A water-purifying pitcher is often better than nothing, but honestly?Â It’s a little like comparing a bicycle with …
Why not?Â I mean, what could go wrong?Â Well, like most products these days, there are definitely water ionizers that you should avoid!
A water ionizer is a fairly significant purchase for most households, and itâ€™s worth spending a little time making sure you get the right one.Â So what are the five key points that you must consider before handing over your credit card?
Itâ€™s been quite the week in Flint.Â Dressed in custom-made gowns and bright, sharp suits, excited seniors of Flint Northwestern High School rode charter buses into Detroit for their prom.Â At almost the same time, the news began to emerge that Nick Lyon, Michiganâ€™s health chief, was to be charged with involuntary manslaughter, along with four other officials.
Conspiracy of Silence?
Failure to tell residents in Flint that the water flowing into their homes …