If you have not yet visited the Risk Factors For
Drinking Water Contaminants or Treatment Methods
pages yet, you might want to take a look at them first, before sending me your question. They
contain information that should help you develop a more focused query.
If you have a question about
your water or comment/suggestions about the site please email me:
(the link takes you to a different site)
Activated Carbon (SBAC), water filtration system provides the best value for most people's
water purification needs (particularly those on municipal water). High
filters provide far better and longer
lasting protection from contaminants than cheap granular activated carbon (GAC)
filters (including pitcher filters). They are also generally much less expensive to own than continually
purchasing bottled water. Most people, unless their water is really
"ugly" and contains salts or the heavy metals not removed by SBAC, do not need the additional expense of a reverse osmosis or distillation unit.
My family and I have been using our Multipure SBAC
under-counter filter since about 1996, and we are extremely satisfied with
the quality of water we enjoy and the ease of maintenance. As friends and
family enjoyed our water quality and became interested in our filtration system, I decided to become a
Soon after purchasing our filtration system I decided to make
the information collected during my research (and much more gathered since)
available to those of you searching the web for answers to your own drinking
The quality and
information currently on the Internet about drinking water quality, safety and treatment methods is
much greater today than when I was searching for facts in 1996.
Unfortunately, the amount of hype, fiction and fraudulent information that's
available has increased even more. My goal is to provide only accurate
information that is as unbiased as possible, without the marketing hype
and false promises that clutter cyberspace.
The bottom line: Shop wisely for a water treatment product that will be the
best value for your specific needs. Do not believe
(or rely exclusively on) any marketing propaganda from any
source without carefully checking and validating all performance claims
yourself. If product claims seem to be too good to be true, it is almost certain they
are false. Valid water treatment methods and products will only reduce
specified contaminants - no product is capable of making water that's
better absorbed, more energetic, healthier or able to cure disease any
better than ordinary water from an
effective standard treatment method.
It is your health and the health of
your family that's at stake by making a good, informed choice on a water
I hope you have gained a better understanding
of your drinking water - which contaminants might be present, where they might
come from, their possible health effects, and the most effective and economical treatment
method for reducing the contaminants you are concerned about.
Thank you for stopping by.
To your health ~
|Copyright © 2005 Randy Johnson. All rights reserved.
Updated November 2011