The Truth About Air Injection Iron Filters

December 27, 2018

It seems that these days everyone in the water treatment business is selling an air-injection iron filter.  They market these as “chemical-free iron filters” and some do work… at least for a few weeks or months, unless you have high iron.  Then they may fail sooner.  If you have “low to moderate” iron, they may work for a while, but many are doomed to failure in the long-term.  Maybe, I…


1/29/2018 – Questions Answered

January 29, 2018

Q.  “After testing our well water it is showing Nitrate-N at 11.62. The County limit is 10. What type of filter would you suggest?“ A.  I would recommend a reverse osmosis drinking water system, like this:  Q.  Can the Pulsar Intercepter pre-filter + Pulsar Disruptor sub-micron filter work together as a standalone system? A.  They can, but the water should be pretty clean (Free of iron, sulfur and manganese along with…


Should I get my water tested?

January 13, 2018

No, you should never get your water tested – you might find out that something in there is bad for you or you might learn how to treat it properly and who wants to do that?  What are you – Crazy?  Treating your water should be hit and miss proposition.  What good is it to do it scientifically and get it right?  Just mess around with it… try this… try…


Buy a Filter or Be a Filter!

July 23, 2017

Every day we read about chemical spills, problems with lead in the water, the dangers of chloramine and chlorine, Chromium 6, Rocket Fuel, Pharmaceuticals and on and on…  There are lots of problems with our water in America, leaving us with the feeling that our water is under attack.  Well, it is! We have all read about the problems in Flint, Michigan and then  find out that Flint is the…


What type of water treatment do I need for an RV?

January 22, 2014

John L. asked the following: “We have a RV and we will be living in the full-time and traveling all over the US. Not knowing what kind of water we will be getting into, what would you suggest?” First, I have to say that as you travel from campsite-to-campsite, the water will vary dramatically, usually from bad to extremely bad.  YIKES! Here are a few things you will need to…


You can’t have International Coffee Day without water

September 29, 2013

Everywhere you look today on the web, you will find that it is International Coffee Day.  Some call it National Coffee Day or just plain Coffee Day, but everyone is thinking coffee.  Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and lots of other cool coffee shops all offer some type of freebies to celebrate the day. The reason why I mention this is because coffee is 99% water and the quality of the water…


Water Scarcity: Not Just a Green Problem

Water scarcity. If you follow the news at all, you’ve heard that phrase a lot lately. It’s usually followed by a few paragraphs of very scary, “End of Days” prophesying. Usually it’s something to do with an unsustainable model, water wars and a lot of other attention grabbing material. If it’s not the doom and gloom stuff, it’s someone on the other side of the fence yelling that it’s all…

September 25, 2013

Checking For Radioactivity

September 18, 2013

Radioactivity has been in the news a lot lately. On March 11, 2011, the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant in Japan began to leak radioactive material due to the Tōhoku tsunami and earthquake. The disaster was rated Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale—only Chernobyl has rated as high.  The disaster continues to affect the people of Japan, and the global population at large. When most people think of…


Being exposed to radiation won’t make you a super hero, but it will make you super sick!

If you love science fiction and action movies, chances are pretty good you have seen an average person get exposed to radiation in which they go home, sleep it off and wake up possessing super human abilities. Even the longest running show in television history featured a minor character appropriately named Radioactive Man who took on the semblance of such iconic heroes. Once we grow older, we find out that…

March 28, 2013