Drinking Plastics – Why Our Water Infrastructure Just Can’t Cope (Plastics Series: Part III)

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.  America is the world leader in plastic fiber contamination, with a horrifying 94% of nationwide samples testing positive.  India and Lebanon are the closest runners-up; but for now, the dubious honor of topping the plastic fiber contamination table belongs to us.  

Sometimes being first isn’t so great…
Plastic is Not Fantastic

Plastic fibers

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Are You Drinking Plastic Chemicals From Your Tap? (Plastics Series: Part II)

Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 16, 2017 5:51 pm

 
Yet another unpalatable fact about America’s drinking water emerged upon publication of a report into the presence of microscopic plastic fibers in an astonishing 94 percent of samples tested.

Plastic is on the menu for nearly all of us.
Global Problem

It’s not just America that is swallowing untold quantities of plastics from industry, homes and manufacturing; around 80 percent of samples worldwide tested positive.  If it’s in our water, then it’s in our food.  If it’s our food,

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Are You Drinking Plastic Chemicals From Your Plastic Bottled Water? (Plastics Series: Part I)

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

 
The issue of what’s in the water we drink – and more worryingly – what shouldn’t be in it, has never been more pressing.  

What exactly are we drinking?

Nationwide scandals attached to the potential dangers of drinking tap water have prompted millions of Americans to ask the question, “what exactly are we drinking?”

Many have stopped trusting the municipal water supply altogether.  An obvious alternative? Bottled water.  Well, sure.  It’s convenient and available virtually everywhere.  Plus, it’s

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Crisis in Texas – Is Reverse Osmosis Water as Good as a Water Ionizer?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 3, 2017 7:00 am

 
Our thoughts are with all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and it’s wonderful to see the heroic relief efforts of individuals and the large-scale aid that has been arriving since the Tropical storm hit.  

Crisis is often followed by kindness.
Helping Those in Need

Among the companies delivering assistance – in this case 1 million bottles of water – is NestlĂ©, in an act of charity that will help to repair its image after recent negative publicity.  

Big
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Smile Brighter with a Water Ionizer!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 7, 2017 12:00 pm

 
No cosmetic or Instagram filter can rival your true greatest asset – a bright, natural smile.  

Tyent Water is always worth smiling about!
Take Good Care of Your Teeth

As well as a good brushing and flossing routine, most of us know how to take care of our teeth – trips to the dentist, changing our toothbrush regularly and not eating and drinking too many sugary things.

Sparkling Water Harms Tooth Enamel?

But drinking sparkling water must be okay, …

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Water Ionizers – Know What You’re Drinking

Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 5, 2017 7:00 am

 
Anyone buying a bottle of Poland Spring Water would be pretty sure that they’re drinking exactly what’s advertised.  It’s produced by NestlĂ© – the world’s biggest packaged food manufacturer – so it must be a trustworthy product, right?

Nestlé has hit the headlines again.
“Colossal Fraud”

Not so, according to a lawsuit against the giant company, filed by 11 plaintiffs in Connecticut this week.

“A colossal fraud perpetrated against American consumers.”

~  Plaintiffs v. NESTLE WATERS NORTH AMERICA, INC.

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Don’t Worry – Get a Water Ionizer

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 29, 2017 7:00 am

 
Are you one of the 63% of people in America worried about the ongoing water crisis?  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.

Are you one of the 63%?
Worried?

Gallup first started tracking polled results regularly in 1999.  The findings show that people are more worried about water safety than they have been since 2001.  …

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Water Ionizers and the “Swiss Cheese” Scare Story

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 10, 2017 12:00 pm

 
We learned a little more this week about how lead ended up flowing out the taps in Flint.  Researchers at the University of Michigan have released their forensic conclusions on how the crisis took shape.

Some of the Flint evidence has more holes in it than this.
The “Swiss Cheese” Evidence

Officials had put forward a claim that failure to add anti-corrosion chemicals hadn’t impacted on the eventual contamination of the water.  This assertion was undermined by the researchers’ …

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5 Water Ionizer Myths You Need to Know

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 3, 2017 12:00 pm

 
We love busting myths.  Especially the ones that relate to water ionizers!  The wonder of all of the information flowing freely around the internet is that inevitably, myths and inaccuracies start to emerge.

Myth Busting: The Water Ionizer Edition

We’ve taken hold of 5 popular myths that seem to crop up regularly, in order to bust them!

  1. Ionized Water is Like Regular Water. Well, why not start with the Big One?  We know this myth inside out.  Every drop
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Did a Water Ionizer Save Terry Fator’s Career?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 1, 2017 7:00 am

 
Ventriloquist and entertainer Terry Fator likes to joke that overnight success following his appearance on America’s Got Talent in 2007 was only 25 years in the making.

After 25 years, Terry Fator finally became an overnight success.
Before the Big Time

On the fringes of the business for years, the lowest point, Fator recalls, came when he was already disheartened after plugging away in small town fetes and theaters for years.  Then one night, Fator opened a show in …

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