Posts Tagged ‘chlorine’

Should I Pre-Filter?

Pre-filtration systemWhile most people choose not to use a pre-filter with their water ionizer, adding a pre-filtration system does have its advantages.  The most common reasons for pre-filtration options for water ionizers are Fluoride removal and improved taste, but there are other benefits to pre-filtration…

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Shower Filters: Personal Experience

I’ve been using a shower filter for so long now that I had forgotten what it was like NOT to use one.  On a recent trip I got to experience the shower reality of a few non-filtered showers.  I won’t be making that mistake again.

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Why Filter Clean Water?

Why Filter Clean Water?

This primarily addresses the pros and cons of filtering municipal tap water that has been treated to adhere to government standards of water quality.  Most water treatment centers around neutralizing bacteria and pathogens that are either found in or can develop in municipal water supplies.

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Chlorine, Cancer and Heart Disease

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“We are quite convinced, based on this study, that there is an association between cancer and chlorinated water”
- Medical College Of Wisconsin research team

The addition of chlorine to our drinking water began in the late 1800s and by 1904 was the standard in water treatment, and for the most part remains so today. We don’t use chlorine because it’s the safest or even the most effective means of disinfection, we use it because it is the cheapest. In spite of all our technological advances, we essentially still pour bleach in our water before we drink it.

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