Posts Tagged ‘water filtration’

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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 […]

new gardens in Detroit

Bio-retention gardens filtering storm water In empty lots across Detroit’s Warrendale neighborhood, small patches of flowers and shrubs are thriving. Known as bio-retention gardens, they are part of a University of Michigan project to help filter contaminants out of storm water. Project head Joan Nassauer says the gardens, which contain an absorbent type of soil, […]

Heavy rainfall brings an increased risk of water contamination According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 15 million US households rely on private water wells for drinking, cooking, and bathing water. If you own a private well you’re responsible for ensuring the water from said well is safe to drink, so it can […]

water softeners

Tap water can contain an alarming amount of substances that damage skin and hair, especially for seniors. As we age, our skin becomes less supple and resilient, making the elderly more susceptible to a range of skin conditions, including psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. The good news is often these conditions can be resolved by installing […]

Refreshing Summer Drinks with Filtered Water

By eliminating common contaminants and chemicals, Pelican whole house water filters deliver substantial benefits to health-conscious people who want cleaner, better tasting water. At the same time, because they drastically improve the flavor of water, Pelican filters also provide better-tasting teas, lemonades, and punches. If you’re looking for some unique beverages to help quench your […]