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Travel Water Filter

here are very few countries around the world that you can categorically trust to drink local tap water without becoming ill to some degree. This includes developed countries. It may not necessarily be because of any “bad” bacteria but because you...

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Bottled Water Replacement

Bottled Water Replacement

hy does the bottled water market do so well? I would put it to you that it’s a great marketing snow job. We pay a premium for water, which has been shown to be cleaner water from our taps, a FRACTION of the price and without the impact to the...

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Portable Water Purifier Uses

A random test conducted by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) revealed contamination by fecal coliform bacteria and e-coli in passenger plane drinking water. Hydration is critical when you're traveling by air. Knowing the potential risks with airline water, you...

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Pour It, Pure It, Drink It!

Pour It, Pure It, Drink It! Seven Steps to Becoming Fully Hydrated You’re constantly being told you need to drink more water. Drinking two liters of water a day can improve your skin, improve the quality of your joints, keep you regular, aid weight loss and reduce...

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Portable Water Filter

Traveling lightly? Check out which Sure Aqua portable water filter is right for you Water is essential for survival but too heavy to carry much of. If heading away from a place with access to safe drinking water, travel lightly and make sure you have a portable water...

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Reverse the Risk of Bacteria Contamination

Water contaminated by bacteria and waterborne disease is one of the world’s major health catastrophes resulting in millions of deaths every year and an estimated 443 million school days lost each year. In a report published by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,...

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Travel Water Related Illness

What are your chances of getting ill on Vacation? Travel health warnings predominate around being sure to get the appropriate immunizations to avoid illness/sicknesses for your area of travel, ways to avoid Malaria, or avoid gastro intestinal tract infections through...

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Water Portable, Potable, Palatable

We’re not all Superman. Carrying 15kg of bottled water with you whenever you go somewhere without access to safe drinking water isn’t a feasible option for most of us. If you’re planning to go camping, hiking, or holidaying, you’ll need a way to create portable water....

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Boiling Water to Clean Water?

Sterilizing water by boiling is the best way to clean make the water safe to drink. However, it may look unpalatable with solids floating, making it unpleasant to drink.  Typically you could clean the water before boiling by filtering most of the solids through a...

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Clean water the old way – Water Tablets

Would You Use Harsh Water Tablets: If There Were a Safer Alternative? Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate, a component of some water purification tablets, is the same substance used for disinfecting swimming pools. While in water tablet form it is diluted, warnings include...

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Ozonation For Cleaning Drinking Water

Ozonation For Cleaning Drinking Water: What Everyone Should Know Ozone: Details About A Very Special Form of Oxygen Ozone or O3 is a special chemical form of Oxygen gas. 3 Oxygen molecules bind together and form ozone. O3 is a very powerful purifier and disinfectant...

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Water Forward Osmosis?

Forward Osmosis: What it is and how its used Forward osmosis is a process using a special water-permeable membrane, which separates water from substances or contaminates contained within it. It works using osmotic pressure, which is created by placing solutions of two...

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Electrodialysis Water Treatment

Electrodialysis Water Treatment - All You Need To Know Water purification, as a process, involves the removal of biological, chemical and many other undesirable water contaminants. Principally, its major aim is to clean contaminated water to a level fit for human...

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Electrochemical Water Treatment

Electrochemical water treatment is a rare but highly effective way to produce clean and germ-free water. However, electrochemical products are currently scarce in the market because of the relative unfamiliarity to the technology as well as the enormous competition of...

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Water Distillation

Distilled Water: Uses and Misuses When you think of distillation, it’s likely your mind wanders to the creation of your favorite single malt whiskey. Fair enough, really. However, when you look beyond the bottle, distillation can also be used as a method of water...

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Ceramic Filters

How effective are ceramic filters at generating potable water? ow effective are ceramic filters at generating potable water?   Although the technology they use is extremely simple, ceramic filters are increasingly popular water filtration devices. Ceramic filters...

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Reverse Osmosis

Before You Buy, What Kind of Water Filter Do You Need - Reverse Osmosis or Microfiltration? everse osmosis is basically the process of separating contaminated water into clean and unclean water using a semi-permeable membrane to filter out...

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Portable Water Filters-Why Do I Need One?

Portable Water Filters-Why Do I Need One?

Why Do You Need a Portable Water Filters and Purifier? More of us - around 50 million each year in fact - are traveling from every corner of the world to every other corner of the world. Sometimes it's backpacking or hiking going to out of the way places with...

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Contaminated Water

Contaminated Water

How contaminated water can cause cancer and gastrointestinal illness ater contamination is a serious issue that causes thousands to die every year. The causes [of water contamination are wide and varied, meaning anyone can be affected, and there is...

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Seven Steps to Becoming Fully Hydrated

Seven Steps to Becoming Fully Hydrated

Pour It, Pure It, Drink It! You’re always being told you need to drink more water. Drinking two liters of water a day can improve your skin, improve the quality of your joints, keep you regular, aid weight loss and reduce your risk of having a heart attack.Not all...

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Drink More Water

Drink More Water

Bypassing the Minefield of Health & Getting back to Basics 'Later, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.' – Mark Twain, author. he minefield of health can be stressful and get complicated and confused with messages from advertisers. Water...

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Emergency Supplies

Emergency Supplies

Having the right emergency tools ready to protect you and your family atural disasters seem to be more and more common, so if you live in an area prone to floods, tsunamis, bushfires, cyclones, earthquakes, or tornados, you’ll want to make sure you...

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Emergency Essentials

Emergency Essentials

Minimize harm by making sure you've got the basics covered If your home is susceptible to a particular kind of disaster, you'll want to have all the emergency essentials ready. Although emergency supplies and good disaster management can't provide failsafe protection...

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