Simple Guide to Chloramine Filters & Chloramine In Drinking Water

A Simple Guide to Chloramine Filters and Chloramine in Drinking Water
For most people, chloramine is not an everyday term. Yet despite that, it is present in a huge amount of drinking water across the globe. You have probably heard of chloramine's much more familiar cousin, chlorine. Chloramine is actually a combination of chlorine and ammonia into a single molecule. Like chlorine, it is used to disinfect water for all purposes - including drinking. Chloramine filters have proven desirable in the face of chloramination of water, as chloramine filtration is necessary for certain applications such as filling aquariums, home-brewing beer, and dialysis. Recently, a ...

How To Test Water Quality At Home

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If you have some concerns about the quality of the water in your home, it only makes sense to look into doing something about it. Yet with so many different water filters, purification systems, treatment additives, and tons of other products on the market, it can be a dizzying decision trying to figure out what you really need to tackle your home water quality problems. This is where water quality testing - be it from a lab, water testing kits, or other water quality testing equipment - can really help you make the right decisions in order to tackle your water problems. To help you unde...

How To Clean Your Water Bottle

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Just like anything else reusable, water bottles require a bit of care to keep them clean and well maintained. Regular cleaning is necessary to prevent bacteria buildup, flush out contaminants and to keep everything nice and fresh. While cleaning a water bottle is a simple task familiar to anyone who has ever washed a dish, sometimes the design of a bottle can include nooks and crannies which are difficult to clean out – but we've got some helpful advice to keep your water bottle the cleanest it can be no matter its shape. Bacteria Be Gone! Do you know whats growing in your water? The m...

Why You Want a Glass Water Bottle

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For those with an active life style, having a glass water bottle might just seem like a way to invite disaster into one of your more extreme outings. Yet despite its inherent fragility, glass remains one of the most popular options as a container for all sorts of drink items and even some food stuffs. So why is it that in the age of neigh-invincible stainless steel bottles and high quality modern plastics that so many are still going for glass? Take a look at some of the best glass, plastic and stainless steel water bottles in our Best Water Bottles of 2015 Guide. The Long History of ...