Articles tagged contaminants

  • Watering Down Holiday Safety

    To help you avoid some common holiday safety pitfalls, our friends at Viqua have prepared a list of water related tips to ensure you have a happy and safe holiday season. Keep Calm and Drink On

  • Meet The Contaminant: Chloramine

    All city-run water treatment plants use chlorine to treat water to make it safe to drink. Some cities, including Austin, Texas, the one we are based in, use something called chloramine, a combination of chlorine and ammonia. Filtering Chloramine

  • Partnering with the Hong Kong Housing Authority

    Recently, Aquasana was approached to take part in a partnership halfway across the world. The Hong Kong Housing Authority uncovered dangerous levels of lead in tap water of some of their developments. Lead in tap water

  • Water 101: Reverse Osmosis vs. Selective Filtration

    Although both are effective at removing contaminants, the filtration processes are different and there are things to know before making your final purchase. RO vs selective filtration

  • Meet the Contaminant: Lead

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    Most of the lead in your water supply comes from the plumbing in your home rather than the municipal water supply -- the longer the water has been sitting in your pipes, the more lead is in the water. Poison in your pipes

  • Meet the Contaminant: Chlorine

    Chlorine is a serious chemical--and one we actively work to remove from your drinking water and shower water with our filters. Why you should always filter

  • Hard Water 101

    Hard water isn't always bad -- it can help prevent disease and strengthen your intake of daily-recommended minerals -- but it can have devastating effects on plumbing, water heaters, washers, and other appliances. 5 Simple Hard Water Solutions

  • Meet the Contaminant: E. coli

    Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that lives in the digestive tracts of healthy people and animals. Most types of E. coli are pretty harmless, but this bacterium should not be taken lightly, as it can cause severe damage to your body. What is Escherichia coli?

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