Posts Tagged: contaminants

Bottled Water Causes Health Problems, But This Is Worse!

The temperature was over 95 degrees as I walked past these pallets of plastic water bottles at the big retail store entrance.  I nearly fainted, but not from the heat!! My entire being was cringing at the rising level of poisons being released into those water bottles that many people would end up taking into… Read more »

Water Tests, Sandy OR Style

Having your spring or well water tested doesn’t need to be a big chore, especially if you live in or around the Sandy OR area.  The City of Sandy makes this so easy by offering a sample pick-up and drop-off service.  Alexin Analytical Laboratories performs the testing. Here are the steps to utilizing this great, free… Read more »

Why You Need to Get the Lead Out of Your Water!

Thanks to the crises in Flint MI, Newark NJ and our own Portland OR, virtually everyone not living under a rock is aware of the prevalence of lead in drinking water across the U.S. What most people don’t know, is how serious its health effects are for young and adult humans alike. Here’s the scoop:… Read more »

Testing, testing…This is a Test

Drinking water continues to be a source of concern as the list of contaminants and their effects on health continues to grow.  Whether your drinking water is from a municipality or from a private source (well or spring) there’s good reason to know what contaminants it contains so you know what filtration is needed. Municipalities… Read more »