As we see the effect of fires in Northern Alberta, we need to be aware of the potential risks to our drinking water. As stated in the article: “The city’s studying what can be done to reduce that risk”
Do we need another study to tell us we need to do something?
Terre Haute tap water never tasted so good!
At least, that’s what Jan Worth-Nelson and her husband, Ted, thought when they gulped water straight from the sink in their hotel room at the Hampton Inn in January.
The University of Nebraska published an article on Water Distillation. Distillation is one of the oldest methods of water treatment and one of the most effective. It removes almost all impurities.
David Andrews, a senior scientist for the Environmental Working Group is bringing awareness about PFAS chemicals in our drinking water. As he states this is not isolated to the United States and has found a link to health problems. He was asked about water filters and states, “they will help a little bit”! and goes on to say “reverse osmosis, filtration will reduce the levels…”. This concurs that, although filtration does reduce the amount of PFAS chemicals, it does not eliminate them. We will be confirming if water distillation removes PFAS chemicals from water.
Ever wonder what’s lurking in your bottled water? Marketplace asked a lab to test five of the top-selling brands of bottled water in Canada, and microplastics were found in all of them.
We are happy to announce our retail location located in Balzac, Alberta across from Cross Iron Mill Shopping Mall. Drop by and see what we have to offer or to discuss your water needs. We look forward to serving you!
Reading through the guidelines you will find that many contaminates come through not only natural occurring water supplies, but also contamination can occur through post municipal systems as well. A good read to understand the water you drink. It will also help you understand how the government is dealing with our water.