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.

Water As A Gift of Life

Clean water is absolutely vital. We are learning so much today about our tap and bottled water. While it’s not the best it can be, the United States of America probably has the best municipal water people can drink.

It is not so in other parts of the world, like Haiti and Africa. Every day children all over the world walk miles down a “road of death” to fetch… Continue reading

Actor Matt Damon’s Cause for Clean Drinking Water

Water is fundamental. I believe that everyone in the world should have access to free clean water. Matt Damon and Water.org are doing just that, educating and providing clean drinking water to impoverished areas of the globe.

Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners in 1990. In July of that year, WaterPartners merged with Matt Damon’s H2O Africa, resulting in the launch of Water.org, co-founded by… Continue reading

Fast Food Restaurant in Michigan Sells Alkaline Water

You may call it healing water, living water, or health water but the employees at Jaws Jumbo Burgers in Farmington Hills, Michigan are calling alkaline ionized water, “Miracle Water”.

Employees at Jaws Jumbo Burgers had gotten used to working around their co-worker Tenera who suffered from Crohn’s Disease. During certain flare-ups they were used to Tenera being lethargic and taking frequent cat naps during her shift. Crohn’s Disease is… Continue reading

How Professional Athletes Benefit from Alkaline Water

By Dr. Robert Burns, PhD / Dr. Susan Lark, MD

Competitive, elite athletes and sports trainers know that subtle changes in pH can have profound effects on the overall health, feeling of wellness, level of fatigue, pain, weight, ability to train and athletic performance. Muscles work best in a narrow range of Ph. At rest, muscle pH is about 6.9, while arterial blood is about 7.4… Continue reading

Southern California’s Carbonated Alkaline Water

There must be something in the water.

Alkalized water is becoming popular in North America. From bottled alkaline water to counter-top water ionizer filters Americans are increasingly becoming aware of the benefits of this natural water.

The following is an excerpt from an interesting story in the Vancouver Sun

SAN DIEGO – There must be something in the water – the kind you drink or the salty… Continue reading

What’s in Your City Drinking Water? Best and Worst Drinking Water

National Tap Water Quality Database includes water quality tests conducted by 47,667 utilities nationwide from 2004 to 2009. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) obtained the water quality testing data from state health and environmental departments that compile the records from drinking water utilities or associated laboratories. Most state water offices maintain a current record of water utility test data to fulfill their role as primary enforcement agents.

They rated… Continue reading

Over 300 Pollutants in U.S. Tap Water

Since 2004, testing by water utilities has found 315 pollutants in the tap water Americans drink, according to an Environmental Working Group (EWG) drinking water quality analysis of almost 20 million records obtained from state water officials.

More than half of the chemicals detected are not subject to health or safety regulations and can legally be present in any amount. The federal government does have health guidelines for others… Continue reading

US Cities Drinking Water Contains Cancer-causing Chemical

Cancer-causing chemical found in 89 percent of US cities drinking tap water. Laboratory tests commissioned by Environmental Working Group (EWG) have detected hexavalent chromium, the carcinogenic “Erin Brockovich chemical,” in tap water from 31 of 35 American cities. The highest levels were in Norman, Okla.; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Riverside, Calif. In all, water samples from 25 cities contained the toxic metal at concentrations above the safe maximum recently proposed by… Continue reading