Articles tagged lead

  • Filtering lead out of water

    The two most common ways to remove lead from drinking water are ion exchange and reverse osmosis How to filter lead

  • First Flint, Where Next?

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    Flint, Michigan put the issue of lead in drinking water on the national map. This is not an isolated problem—elevated levels of lead in drinking water has been detected in more than a dozen cities. Other cities with lead in the water

  • Safe Drinking Water Act

    Most of us assume the water that flows from our tap is safe to drink. That is until Flint, Michigan’s water crisis made most of the nation question how safe tap water is to drink. How safe is the water you drink?

  • Video Blog: What Is Lead?

    What is Lead?

    Lead is in the news a lot these days. Aquasana CEO and environmental engineer Todd Bartee tells you what you need to know about this heavy metal and why you should avoid it, especially in drinking water. Lead poisoning

  • Meet the Contaminant: Lead, part two

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    Lead poisoning has been documented since ancient Rome, ancient Greece, and ancient China. Understand what it is, why it is dangerous, and why we remove it from water. Avoiding lead

  • An in-depth look at Flint, Michigan’s Water Woes

    Lead is nothing new—it’s been around for as long as any of us have been alive—and can do neurological damage if it gets into our blood stream. Flint, Mich. has put lead on the national radar, because when ingested, it starts to cause problems. Lead in the water

  • State Of Emergency Called In Flint, MI Over Lead In The Water

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    Due to high levels of lead in the drinking water, the mayor of Flint, Michigan has declared a state of emergency. To help, Aquasana offers a big discount to area residents. Removing lead in the water

  • 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

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