Water Safety

Safe and healthy Water is vital to well-being, however, increasingly we are confronted with drinking water safety issues around the nation. In this category discover tap water safety news and water filter safety articles.

Hey New York, Know What’s In Your Tap Water?

If you are residence of New York you take a lot of pride in your tap water. NYC tap water is touted as being one of the best water to drink in any city or state. But is it completely clean from contaminants?

New York City drinking water is world-renowned for its quality. Each day, more than 1 billion gallons of fresh, clean water is delivered from large upstate reservoirs, some… Continue reading

Alkaline Water’s Molecular Hydrogen Rich Therapeutic Health Benefits

Alkaline ionized water is not only a powerful anti-oxidant, fights inflammation, but now is also proven to have therapeutic health benefits because it contains diatomic molecular hydrogen.

This may be one of the most important preventive health article you will ever read. Please read on.

We recently learned that the most important number related to our water is not pH or ORP. In fact, the most… Continue reading

Hey Los Angeles, Know What’s In Your Tap Water?

You may not have thought about it, but if you go to your local supermarket you’ll discover that bottled water has a dedicated aisle. You already know it’s big business, especially in many parts of California. In Los Angeles for example, residents are turning away from tap water and turning to bottled water instead. They are concerned with the safety of tap water, and you might be too.

And rightly so… Continue reading

Drugs Contamination In Tap Drinking Water

We have a tendency in our society to take our drinking water for granted and assume that water contamination will be taken care of by our local authorities. We need to change the way we think in this regard because budgets for water treatment are drying up and the use of recycled water is now becoming more common. We can no longer just think of water as a gift from… Continue reading

Resolution 2014: Waste No Money on Bottled Water

You wouldn’t believe it, but water is fast becoming the biggest industry in world economy. It used to be free and clean however, now big bottled water makers have found ways to sell you tap water in their bottles. This is why we think we have good reason to ditch bottled water for good this new year.

Resolve to make this new year, the year you

Drink Up! Michelle Obama Partners with Big Bottled Water

Big bottled water companies partner with Michelle Obama in her new campaign to get Americans to drink more water — by just one glass more. The First Lady’s “Drink Up” campaign aims to educate Americans on the importance of drinking water for better health.

In a recent press release the First Lady said, “Since we started the Let’s Move! initiative, I’ve been looking for as many ways as possible… Continue reading

Fluoridated Water with Inorganic Arsenic Pose US Health Risks

Clean drinking water is fundamental for good health. But the truth is, home tap water is far from healthy. It is proven that tap waters contain a vast array of disinfection byproducts, chemicals, heavy metals and even pharmaceutical drugs. Among the most dangerous contaminants are fluoride and arsenic.

The USGS National Water-Quality Assessment Program finds natural groundwater contamination to be one reason why the level of arsenic is so high… Continue reading

Drinking Water Before You Get Thirsty

Water is life. While you may go without food for 40 days, you will not survive more than a week without drinking water or some fluid. Water is the most abundant nutrient in the human body as well as the most common substance on earth.

An average adult body is 60-75% water. Water is found in every cell, tissue and organ and almost every life sustaining body process needs… Continue reading

Hexavalent Chromium-6 Found in 31 U.S. Cities’ Tap Water

The cancer causing chemical compound Hexavalent Chromium has tainted the tap water of many US Cities. The drinking water safety of Americans is not getting any better as previously thought. Erin Brockovich’s job is not done

PBS’s investigative journalism is exposing the truth about our drinking water safety.

This graph represents the amounts of chromium in each city by surface area… Continue reading

Drinking Water Safety: Hexavalent Chromium Back In The News

The compound, hexavalent chromium is back in the news 19 years since it gained infamy in the Oscar-winning film Erin Brockovich.

The drama continues today in real life. More than 70 million Americans drink traces of chromium every day in their tap water, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research organization.

In 2010, EPA scientists discovered the chemical compound, hexavalent chromium, and came to a startling… Continue reading

Can Your Water Filter Remove These Harmful Toxins? – Purifying your Tap Water

Polluted drinking water presents a significant public health threat that is terribly underreported and all too often ignored.

We’ve set up a google email alert for tap water, and every day we are shocked at the news of tap water contamination nation wide. As stated above much of it is not reported at all.

Have you ever asked yourself this question: How safe is the water I am

How Safe Is Drinking Tap Water from Water Filters?

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… Continue reading

Pesticide Chemical in Tap Water linked to Food Allergies

Can anybody say, yuck! The same chemical that’s found in pesticides and weed killers, is the same chemical agent used to kill bacteria in your municipal drinking water. Healthy? On the contrary.

A report just in from the journal, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: A chemical known to be widely used in tap water chlorination and as pesticides for produce has been discovered to be associated with increased… Continue reading

Flushing Medication Cause of Water Pollution

We blame much of drinking water pollution on big oil, big pharma and other large entities like big industrial corporations. But are we also responsible for adding to the water pollution problem with our own prescription drugs?

According to an article by The Columbus Dispatch, a new form of pollution is being detected in our waters. People are flushing their expired prescription drugs down their toilet into the water.

The… Continue reading

Prepare, Prevent and Stop Water Pollution in Tap Water

Hurricane Sandy was devastating to the northeast, and people are still in dire need of the most basic things. One of them is water, clean water. Fortunately, many companies have donated thousands of bottled water to victims still waiting for FEMA assistance. Water is always hard to come by in a disaster, that’s why it’s good to have a plan to store water and be prepared with a reliable water… Continue reading

Ionways Is Now AlkaViva UltraWater

The announcement came in the August company conference call with the President of Ionways Jay Hare. Ionways will be rebranded and relaunched with more alkaline water ionizers and a completely new web site. For all the associates they have a new compensation plan with new training and marketing tools … and the new brand will be called – AlkaViva!

Here’s the transition to the new logo:

Resveratrol Supplements Benefits on Metabolism, Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

Resveratrol, a natural polyphenolic compound present in red wine, has been shown to protect animals against metabolic stress such as high-fat-diet-induced obesity; however, its effects in humans have not been systematically analyzed. The current trial is the first to evaluate resveratrol’s metabolic effects in humans.

Patrick Schrauwen of Maastricht University Medical Center and his associates report in the November, 2011 issue of Cell Metabolism that resveratrol supplementation in obese… Continue reading

What Does Kangen Mean? Kangen Water Origins

When people think of the word “kangen” they immediately think of Kangen Water ® which is a trademark of Enagic, an alkaline kangen water machine maker. Trademarking the phrase “Kangen Water ®” was a shrewd move by the company leading consumers to believe they are the only real alkaline water producers. Alkaline Water is also known as ionized water, micro-clustered water, reduced water, spa water, miracle water or living water… Continue reading

Answering Critics of Alkaline Water Ionizers

Alkaline water is a popular search phrase in Google, Yahoo and Bing. When you search the phrase you can’t help but notice the critics of alkaline water who discredit ionized water with little or no research of their own.

Mayoclinic.com’s nutritionist Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. answered a question on that website, “Is alkaline water better for you than plain water?” She said that further study is needed because researchers… Continue reading

Scientist Ray Kurzweil Answers Alkaline Water Questions

Ray Kurzweil is a world renown scientist who was curious enough to do research on the amazing benefits of alkaline water. He confirms everything healthalkaline.com says about ionized water. Read more about Kurzweil.

Ray Kurzweil drinks 10 glasses of Alkaline Water a day and believes it will help him live a long and healthy life.

In this Q and A he answers your questions about Alkaline Water based… Continue reading