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10 Facts About Water Pollution That Everyone Should Know

When you turn on your tap and start to run the cool water into a cup, take a second to think about what you are preparing to put into your body. There are many reasons millions of people buy water filters for their homes these days, and it isn’t because they want to look fancy. […]

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Hard Water vs Soft Water: What’s the Difference?

Do you suffer from dry, itchy skin? Does your laundry look discoloured with mineral stains, or are your dishes left with spots after washing? Maybe you notice mineral buildups in your pipes. These are all issues associated with water hardness, but is hard water only bad? Softened water is more gentle on your skin and […]

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The Importance of Regular Berkey Water Filter Replacement

The best way to get a refreshing, clean drink of tap water is by pouring it from a Berkey water filtration system. However, if these filters are not replaced regularly, that glass of H2O will not live up to your expectations of taste and purity. Water filters are essential to clear impurities and harmful contaminants […]

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The Science Behind Berkey Fluoride Filter: Why They’re So Effective

When you purchase a Berkey water filter, you know you are getting a high-quality system that removes many harmful, fouling-smelling, and awful-tasting chemicals and particles. But did you know they also remove fluoride? Well, some of them do. If you have questions about how Berkey fluoride filters work and how they work so well, you […]

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Berkey vs. ZeroWater – Which Is a Better Water Filtration System?

These two filtration systems have a lot in common, but they also have a lot that differentiates them. The Berkey system is a comprehensive water filter that removes as many contaminants as possible. These include protozoa, inorganic minerals, trihalomethanes, heavy metals, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, VOCs, perfluorinated chemicals, petroleum products, rust, sediment, silt, and even radiological waste. With […]

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What Is Water Pollution?

Broadly defined, water pollution is the contamination of water that makes it non-potable. Non-potable, in this instance, means undrinkable and unsafe for cooking, cleaning, swimming, and other essential activities. Several sources, including chemicals, trash, parasites and bacteria, can contribute to this. Think of oil spills, standing water that accumulates bacteria, and even air pollution that eventually […]

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What Is pH in Water?

Water pH, short for potential hydrogen or power of hydrogen, is a numerical value on a defined numerical scale representing how basic or acidic water is on a logarithmic basis. Water pH is similar to something like temperature, meaning that it isn’t a physical attribute you can measure as a quantity or a concentration. The […]

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Where Can I Buy Distilled Water & Do I Need It?

While making distilled water at home is easy and a great idea, it’s not without shortcomings. Firstly, you may not have all the required resources, such as home distillation kits. Secondly, the process is painstakingly slow and time-consuming, and you may not have all the time in the world. Thirdly, you may not store your […]

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How to Purify Water at Home

The human body requires constant replenishment with fresh, clean water to run optimally and replace the water lost throughout the day. While most tap water is safe for drinking from the faucet, sometimes it’s not always available and you have to get your water from another source. Either way, it may not be as pure […]

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ProOne vs. Berkey

ProOne (rebranded from ProPur in 2021) and Berkey are highly effective gravity water filters and great options to make the water at your home safe, clean, and delicious to drink. Here, we’ll go over each gravity system’s upsides and downsides, including how they work, what they cost, the maintenance requirements, and more. Conscious Water, Canada’s […]