How Important is it to Filter Your Water?
How Important Is It To Filter Your Water?
With all of the Chemicals, Pesticides, Bacteria, Fluoride, Chlorine, Chloramine and Pharmaceutical deposits in our tap water, it is critical to filter your drinking water. It not only tastes bad, it is having a negative effect on your health.
Fortunately, there are many companies offering different filtration systems that will bring our water back to safe and clean standards.
Brita is the most popular known brand that works well with its carbon based filters. There are other brands that offer different stages of filtration built into the unit. They can rid your tap water of most pollutants including Fluoride, bacterias and viruses.
Since I do not own the house where I live, I invested in removable water filter systems.
My research lead me to these filters.
For the kitchen, I chose a countertop model: available at amazon
Home Master TMJRF2E Jr F2 Elite Sinktop Water Filtration System, White
Home Master TMJRF2E Jr F2 Elite Sinktop Water Filtration System, WhiteHome Master Jr. F2 Elite Sinktop uses its advanced five-stage filter to remove up to 93 percent of dirt and rust; soluble metals like fluoride, arsenic, lead, iron, mercury, copper, and aluminum; chemicals like chloramines, chlorine, VOCs, THMs, and many pharmaceuticals (microcontaminants) that create foul tastes and odors in your tap water. Dissolved solids like calcium and magnesium minerals are not removed.
The Home Master Jr. F2 Elite uses its powerful catalytic carbon filtration media to treat the very persistent chemical disinfectant chloramine. Ordinary carbon filters are unable to effectively remove this stubborn contaminant that is now being deployed nationwide to replace chlorine. That’s why Home Master uses the more advanced carbon media known as catalytic carbon ..............
Instead of lugging cases of bottled water so I can grab and go ... I opted for this handy and super filtering capacity bottle (with Standard filter). I can turn tap water into clean drinking water from almost anywhere!
SaverPak 2 Pack - Includes 2 $averPak Seychelle 20oz Sports Bottles with the STANDARD Filter (Blue)
SEYCHELLE STANDARD FILTER https://www.seychelle.com/
The Standard filter is ideal for any in or out-door use; like traveling, hiking, biking, camping, fishing or for emergency purposes. It can be used with any type of water source; tap or rainwater, rivers, streams or even lakes (Excluding salt water). It is designed for use with water that is non-turbid, non-stagnant. It removes up to 99.99% of contaminants and pollutants found in fresh water supplies including aesthetics such as chlorine, sediment and dirt; chemicals (VOC's) such as DDT, MTBE, benzene, chloroforms (THM's); dissolved solids (heavy metals) such as arsenic, lead, mercury, copper, zinc, aluminum, chromium 6 and up to 99.9% of biologicals (pathogens) such as giardia and cryptosporidium. Removes up to 90% of fluoride. Visit their website for a complete line of water filtering systems https://www.seychelle.com/
To remove Chlorine and other metals from my shower water:
Sprite SL-CM Slim-Line Universal Shower Filter, Chrome by Sprite, Product Description:
Sprite Chrome Slim Line Chlorine Removing Shower Filter. This Filter Removes Harmful Cancer Causing Chlorine From The Water. This Filter Will Improve The Quality Of Your Life. Your Hair And Skin Will Feel Remarkably Softer. The Low Profile Slim Line Filter Provides Ample Head Room. Designed To Extend The Shower Head Less Than 1.5-Inch, The Slim Line Is Compact But Powerful In Filtration Performance. 6 Months Before Having To Be Replace Filter. High Strength Construction And Triple Plated Components Assure Structural Integrity. Contemporary Designs Complement Any Shower Environment. shower head not included. ...........
Remember to Filter your hose water too!
Water your organic vegetables with clean water.
People are aware of the dangers of toxic chemicals that are for sale to keep the bugs off their home grown crops. They are opting for alternative, safe, chemical free ways to debug and weed their precious produce. Please don't forget to filter your hose water too! There are so many chemicals and bacteria in your hose water. You can easily attach a water filter to your hose and know you are not only, not spraying poison, but you are watering with clean filtered water. It's easy and not expensive to do.
I went to a plumbing supply and bought the adapters needed to attach a filter to my garden hose.