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Pop quiz: what are tannins? No, they’re not sessions in the local tanning bed — a “tannin” is a compound that can make its way into food and drinks. You have probably heard the word “tannins” when shopping for wine or when ordering a drink at a fancy restaurant, but tannins aren’t just in wine. […]

long road on a rainy day

In order to protect the public from common bacteria, viruses, and contaminants, most water utilities treat their water with either chlorine or chloramines and a few other basic water filtration techniques. However, some organisms and microbial contaminants can resist these treatment methods and endanger anyone who drinks infected water supplies. That’s where UV filtration makes […]

plastic package

We know what you’re thinking — you don’t consume plastic. That tough stuff isn’t edible! How would plastic, like the material used in plastic water bottles you keep in your pantry, find its way into your digestive system? How Much Plastic Are You Consuming? It may seem unthinkable, but you are ingesting a sizeable amount […]

jonh arias

Professional cyclist John Arias has been the proud owner of a Pelican Water Filtration System for 18 months. Here’s are this pro athlete’s top tips for staying hydrated with filtered water while competing in cycling and other endurance events. I have been a cyclist for 20 years, and a professional cyclist for over 10 years. […]

dog drinking water

They don’t call them the “dog days” of summer for nothing! As the temperatures continue to climb and school is out nationwide families are gearing up for hikes, runs in the park, or a dip in the local river with their trusty dog in tow. You probably know that you should bring filtered water to […]