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Worry Free Water: innovations in the bottled water market

The Bottleless Water Cooler The water cooler, a familiar office fixture and an increasingly common home appliance, is set to make waves in the bottled water industry. Sales in this market have grown dramatically in the last ten… read more

Health and Water

Incredible as it seems, water is quite possibly the single most important catalyst in weight loss. Water suppresses the appetite naturally and helps the body metabolize stored fat. Studies have shown that a decrease in water intake will… read more

Should I Treat My Water?

Whether or not to treat our drinking water is a matter of personal preference. People who live in the Northern California areas of Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, and the East Bay, are fortunate to be provided with some… read more

Cysts

Cysts: Real pests in our Drinking Water Cryptosporidium, “Beaver Fever”, Giardia Lambia This organic sporozoan, first described in 1907, wasn’t recognized as a cause of human illness until 1976. It is a protozoan parasite that can infect a… read more

Pharmaceuticals

AP probe finds drugs in drinking water By JEFF DONN, MARTHA MENDOZA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press WritersSun Mar 9, 5:03 PM ET A vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones —… read more

Chloramination

Answers by Abbey Spring to frequently asked questions about chloramination. What is Chloramination? Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) has historically chlorinated drinking water to disinfect against bacteria. As of April 1995, they will use a method called chloramination… read more

Aluminum

Why a Concern in Drinking Water? For years, researchers have puzzled over the surprisingly high levels of aluminum that turn up in the shriveled brains of Alzheimer’s disease victims. While some scientists believe that the aluminum deposits are… read more

Asbestos

In the USA there may still be up to 400,000 Miles of Drinking Water Pipes Made out of Asbestos Asbestos is probably one of the worst carcinogens known to humankind. Within the next 20-30 years it is anticipated… read more

Reducing Enviromental Canced Risk – What We Can Do Now

Home Filtered Water May Decrease Consumption of Carcinogens says President’s anti-cancer panel Home water filters are an excellent way for people to reduce their exposure to dangerous carcinogens that may be inadvertently getting into our potable water supply…. read more

Toxic Information

It is a sad reality that in many areas, our nation’s potable water hygiene fails to meet the standards stipulated by our public health authorities. In many areas of the USA, the water that we use to drink… read more