Water Quality Testing: Does Your State Need It?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 11, 2019 4:25 pm

Water quality is more important today than ever before – especially since the days of turning on the tap and trusting (without question) what comes out of it are gone. Even if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere that hasn’t hit the headlines over water contamination, your water might still contain unwelcome elements that can’t be seen, smelled, or tasted.

To learn more about the state of water quality testing, just look at these following bullets below:

  1. What is Water Quality?
  2. Why is Water Quality Important?
  3. How Water Quality is Measured
  4. Water Report by Zip Code [FREE Analysis]
  5. Filtration Systems and Water Ionizers for Better Water Quality
  6. How to Buy a Water Ionizer at the Best Price
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3 Reasons to Think Before You Drink Reverse Osmosis Water

Posted by: William Poole On December 5, 2018 3:00 pm

In this article, find out why reverse osmosis water can be worse than untreated water.

In this article:

  1. What Is Reverse Osmosis?
  2. 3 Reasons to Reconsider Drinking Reverse Osmosis Water
    1. Reverse Osmosis Water Does Not Have Minerals
    2. It Doesn’t Hydrate as Well as Alkaline Water
    3. RO Is Extremely Wasteful

Here’s Why You Should Avoid Drinking Reverse Osmosis Water

 

What Is Reverse Osmosis?

What Is Reverse Osmosis? | Reasons to NEVER Drink Reverse Osmosis Water

“Reverse osmosis water” is a fancy scientific term used by many these days. You produce it through reverse osmosis (RO), obviously. It is a process of purifying water, but most people don’t know what an RO system is.

It is an issue for one crucial reason.

Without understanding how the reverse osmosis filtration works, it is difficult

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Water Ionizer Power! How Water Reaches Every Part of You!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 21, 2018 11:09 am

So we know that water makes us feel good inside and that our brains are largely composed of water – which really makes you think (no pun intended!) about the quality of water that we drink.

alkaline water
Every bit of your body needs water!

But how about the rest of our bodies?

When you realize how much of our overall physiology depends on water, it’s no surprise that health professionals continue to remind us how important it is to stay hydrated.

Wow! Water Does All THIS?

Water doesn’t just quench our thirst – it can do all of this too:

  • Water is crucial to the structure and life of every cell in our bodies.
  • Water enables waste to be flushed from
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Why Reverse Osmosis Is NOT the Answer to Chromium-6

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 6, 2018 7:00 am

The cancer-causing contaminant Chromium-6, brought to the public gaze by Erin Brockovich, is at levels exceeding public health goals in 50 states.

Chromium-6 – Here to Stay?

Millions of people are trying to find a workable solution to protect themselves and their families and to avoid drinking contaminated water.  

What Reverse Osmosis Water Does to the Pipeline

A reverse osmosis water system is sometimes touted as a possible solution on both a domestic and municipal level.  After all, it removes contaminants and that’s the goal, right?

Unfortunately, reverse osmosis is not a solution on either front.  On a city-wide basis, aside from the prohibitive cost of building the plant, the stripped-back water – though admittedly free of contaminants –

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Crisis in Texas – Is Reverse Osmosis Water as Good as a Water Ionizer?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 3, 2017 7:00 am

Our thoughts are with all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and it’s wonderful to see the heroic relief efforts of individuals and the large-scale aid that has been arriving since the Tropical storm hit.  

Crisis is often followed by kindness.
Helping Those in Need

Among the companies delivering assistance – in this case 1 million bottles of water – is Nestlé, in an act of charity that will help to repair its image after recent negative publicity.  

Big Companies With Big Hearts

There was also a big-hearted offer from Blackwater Draw Brewing Company, promising that affected residents could collect as much water as they needed.  But this isn’t regular water – it’s reverse osmosis water, used in the brewing

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Is a Water Ionizer Much Better than a Reverse Osmosis Unit?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On July 25, 2017 7:00 am

 
Reverse osmosis water units are important in survival situations or in war zones where the usual water infrastructure has broken down, for example.  The idea is that dirty water is pumped through a semi-permeable membrane, which removes salt, some bacteria and other contaminants.

Reverse Osmosis = dead water.
Want the Good News First? 

The good news?  It works.  Nearly everything is removed from the water.  The bad news?  That includes the good stuff — the elements we need our drinking water to contain.

That’s not a problem in the very short term.  However, drinking reverse osmosis water as our main source of hydration carries a real risk of denying our bodies the essential minerals we need to thrive.

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Tyent Water Ionizers Versus the Competition, Part 4: Water Ionizer vs. Reverse Osmosis System

Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 24, 2016 12:00 pm

We really hope that you’re all enjoying our “How Does an Ionizer Compare to…” series as much as we’re loving putting it together!  We try to be as big on information as we are broad, so hopefully you feel as though you’re getting a clear picture and enough pointers to make an informed decision.

With that in mind, we’re going to take a look at a well-known alternative to a water ionizer – a reverse osmosis system.

We give you the facts. You make the decision.
We give you the facts. You make the decision.

How Great is Reverse Osmosis Water?

Regular readers will know that we’ve talked about RO water before.  As then, we feel the need to acknowledge its immense value in challenging environments: …

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Will My Water Ionizer Work with Reverse Osmosis?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 25, 2016 7:00 am

We’ve written about Reverse Osmosis (RO) water here before, and truth be told, it hasn’t always been in exactly glowing terms.  In short, RO water is entirely free of vital minerals, so while it’s great in an emergency, drinking it frequently, over any significant period of time, can actually cause harm.

Reverse Osmosis water can be safe if used with an ionizer.
Reverse Osmosis water can be safe if used with an ionizer.

Bringing Dead Water Back to Life?

But here’s an interesting thing.  Reverse Osmosis water can be revived from it’s somewhat “dead” state by flowing through an ionizer. RO water is clean, but devoid of goodness.  Running clean Reverse Osmosis water through your ionizer  will re-mineralize and stabilize the water, making it safe and good to drink, …

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Five Reasons a Water Ionizer is Better than Reverse Osmosis

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 21, 2016 9:00 am

 
Reverse osmosis (RO) is a method of producing clean, drinkable water from seawater, brackish water or any kind of water that contains impurities that untreated, renders it unsuitable for safe drinking.

Only one of these will try to steal your calcium.
Only one of these will try to steal your calcium.

It is produced by pumping water through a semi-permeable membrane, which removes undesirable elements such as salt, effluent, bacteria and particle matter.  Excellent, right?  Well, yes and no.  Let’s take a closer look.

  1. What’s in RO Water?

Not a lot.  Almost everything gets removed.  And that includes the good stuff.  In order to make sure the toxic and undrinkable constituents don’t make it into the drinking water, the minerals that your body needs also get filtered out.  Short …

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Is Alkaline Water As Good For You As Reverse Osmosis Water?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 23, 2016 9:00 am

 
A quick read about Reverse Osmosis water and it sounds great…the water is filtered to remove any of the bad stuff, and what splashes into your glass is pure and clean liquid refreshment.  Well yes, it is.  But that’s all it is.  It’s the watery equivalent of a wasteland.  No life, no minerals. But you could manage without them, maybe?  Take a supplement?

Victim of Crime?  Is Your Water Stealing Your Minerals?
Victim of Crime?  Is Your Water Stealing Your Minerals?

Well, yes you could, but the news about Reverse Osmosis water gets worse.  Not only is it “dead” water, in that it doesn’t deliver anything beneficial to your system except for simple hydration, but it is so mineral-deprived that it actually scavenges minerals from your body.  …

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