Category Archives: Water and Health

Drinking Water for Weight Loss

  I’m not sure this is exactly a revelation to anyone, but a study shows that swapping out sugary drinks for water can lead to significant weight loss.  It’s still a good reminder that water is a pretty good option … Continue reading

In The News, Water and Health

Banana Peels Purify Water

According to a study in the American Chemical Society’s journal, minced banana peels can very effectively remove heavy metals, like lead and copper, from water. If this proves out, banana peels could provide a cheap, sustainable solution for purification of … Continue reading

In The News, Water and Health, Water problems, Water Purification

Mayor Hides Contaminated Water Source for Over Twenty Years!

From 1985 to 2007, the village of Crestwood Illinois used a well known to be contaminated with vinyl chloride for up to 20% of its water supply while telling residents that the supply came from Lake Michigan.  Vinyl Chloride is … Continue reading

In The News, Water and Health, Water problems, Water Purification

Tiny Shrimp in NY, SF, and Boston Tap Water?

New York city tap water has tiny shrimp in it?  According to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, yes it does, but it’s nothing to be concerned about.  In cities like New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Seattle … Continue reading

Bottled Water, In The News, reverse osmosis, Water and Health