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  • Distillation ensures safe drinking water during an emergency

    11/04/2013 10:15:02 PM PST · by ChocChipCookie · 12 replies
    Water Technology ^ | March 4, 2013 | Glenn Meder
    Disasters happen. From Hurricane Sandy, Irene, Andrew and Katrina to the devastating Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown, disasters strike without warning and the aftermath can be as devastating as the event. During an emergency, water supplies are often contaminated and disrupted, sometimes for an extended period of time. Without a safe supply of drinking water, healthy people who could otherwise provide for their family can become severely ill within days. At greater risk are children and infants. People take safe drinking water for granted. They don’t think about their water supplies, nor do they think about the vulnerability of...
  • How Safe Is Drinking Tap Water from Water Filters?

    02/13/2013 8:23:39 PM PST · by truthnomatterwhat · 26 replies
    Health Alkaline ^ | Health Alkaline
    How safe is your tap drinking water? it’s possible pesticides or contaminants could be flowing from your faucet. Public water systems, tap waters are tested and regulated by the government. By law, municipalities have to test the water and report to consumers once a year. They can test once a year, four times a year, sometimes less. They test for 90 contaminants like copper, arsenic, lead. There is a report that tells you what’s in the water and if it’s dangerous. But they average the results. So if you live in an agricultural area, pesticides in the water spike in...