Articles tagged whole-house

  • 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

  • Thirsting for Knowledge

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    Fluids -- which include water and all other consumable products that contain water -- are essential to staying alive because your (adult) body is about 60 - 65% water, and incapable of producing its own water. Crying for 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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • Is Your Tap Water Safe?

    The EPA regulates over 90 contaminants found in our drinking water, but there are others that remain: pesticides, pharmaceuticals, disinfection byproducts, waterborne pathogens, and biological toxins. Unregulated contaminants in tap water

  • Friends with Healthy Benefits

    Tell your friends about Aquasana, send them a link, they sign up, and we credit your account with $20* worth of points for each invited friend who makes a purchase. Earn a new water filter system

  • Algal Blooms

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    While algae are a natural component of the aquatic food chain and are typically not harmful, many blooms can be disruptive to the ecosphere and are toxic to humans. Toxic algae

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