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Author: Mark Timmons

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Flint, Michigan Times 2,000

Any consumer who gets their water from a public utility can ask their water provider about the drinking water quality or they can access information on the internet about the water quality. But that begs the question: Can the results be trusted?  Congress held hearing on this every issue last week where Marc Edwards, a ...

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Don’t Think That Flint, Michigan is Alone!

By now, just about everyone who has not been hiding under a rock in America has heard about the lead water problems in Flint, Michigan.  According to the World Health Organization: “…lead affects children’s brain development resulting in reduced intelligence quotient (IQ), behavioral changes such as shortening of attention span and increased antisocial behavior, and ...

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How Much Less Water Does a Permeate Pump RO Waste?

Question: “The specifications on the Aquapurion Permeate Pump RO for water consumption claim much less waste than a standard unit. In a residential application on city water at 60-70 PSI input pressure how much waste would a standard RO and how much water would a Permeate Pump RO waste? Our water is about 25-30 grains hard and ...

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Flint, Michigan Be Very Afraid!

This post is not written for everyone.  If you believe the United States Government will take care of you cradle to grave, then skip this.  It’s not for you. However, if you believe it is up to you to take responsibility for your own health, welfare and well-being, then read on. For the uninitiated, due ...

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Water for Beer Brewing

“What is the best way to treat water to brew beer?“ I get that question a lot, and while beer is 91 to 97% water, the answer is “It Depends!” It depends upon a number of factors, such as (1) where you are geographically located; (2) whether you have well or city water; (3) whether your ...

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Pulsar Charged Membrane Filtration – A Game Changer

The History of Membrane Technology Before talking about the new Pulsar Charged Membrane Filtration, it would b he helpful if we were to look at the history of membrane filtration. Membrane technology is not a new technology in itself.  Membrane technology includes reverse osmosis (RO), Nano filtration (NF), Ultrafiltration (UF), and Microfiltration (MF). Absolute rated particulate ...

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Isn’t the EPA Supposed to Protect us?

Hey, I’ve got news for you – the government will let you down!  I know that shocks people who believe that “cradle-to-grave” stuff, but they will let you down – write it down and count on it!  The latest example is the incredible case of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) who are supposed ...

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Legionnaires’ Disease from Legionella Bacteria

Since July 10, the citizens of New York City have been on alert following the discovery of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a bacterial infection that spreads through water systems and can be deadly to smokers and the elderly. Already, ten people have died, 100 have tested positive for the disease, and officials think more people will ...

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The Acid-Alkaline Truth Exposed!

If you Google “alkaline water”, you will get about 4,250,000 results including all kinds of companies trying to sell alkaline water devices, from ionizers and re-mineralization systems to all kinds of strange things that allegedly add alkalinity to the water.  Of course, most promise amazing health benefits up to and including everlasting life (I am only ...

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Should I Hire a Plumber?

My short and direct answer is NO! We do not recommend installers… and especially plumbers.  Most plumbers work under the idea that they need to bill you at least $500 an hour, including parts and labor.  Some plumbers are at $600 to $800 per hour.  Of course, you can’t do that charging for labor only, ...

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