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What chemicals and compounds are in your water, besides water? Regular readers of Pelican Water’s blog know that we take water filtration very seriously. 10% of Americans get their water supply from private wells, and the vast majority of remaining citizens drink the water provided to them by public utilities. Unfortunately, several hazardous chemicals can […]

Over 15 million US households rely on private wells for their drinking water. It’s important to remember the EPA’s regulations protecting public drinking water do not apply to private wells, so if you own a well you’re the one responsible for periodically checking the quality of your drinking water. Well Water Contaminants and Quality Issues […]

Water Filters

    Water filtration systems have a long history—up to 4,000 years ago the ancient Greeks and Egyptians used a variety of techniques to make water cleaner and safer to drink. Today, a range of water filtration systems exist, each with its own benefits and limitations.   Water filtration uses either physical or chemical media. […]

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So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and invest in a whole house filtration system. Filtering all of the water that comes into your home removes harmful contaminants and makes your water safer, cleaner, and fresher to drink. But let’s say you live in an older house and your water has never been treated […]

corroded lead pipes

As the details of the water crisis in Flint, MI, continue to surface, a grim picture is painted of a negligent and irresponsible government finally facing the music of its poor management and planning. The problem is not easily remedied, and citizens are helpless as the water in the region is still by and large […]