Radium – Radon Gas

Radium Contamination in Drinking water

When Radium decays which is a natural process in nature, it turns into a gas and is called Radon. It gets into our water system through the air and ground. It is difficult to detect because you cannot see, smell or taste it even though you maybe drinking it. It can cause many health issues;…

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Arsenic Affects on Your Health

Arsenic Affects on Your Health

Arsenic  is airborne and it can leached through rocks and soil and enter your water source. It’s used in pesticides, tobacco, wood preservatives and it is released in the environment by volcanoes and mining processes. Arsenic gets into the body through consumption of contaminated water or food. The health risks can be devastating causing abdominal…

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Brown or Yellowish Water

Yellowish Tap Water in a sink

If you are witnessing brown or yellowish water it could be Tannins in your city or well water. Tannis is the natural breakdown of organic or decaying vegetation. It also might be a build up of sediment in your pipes. If it is in your plumbing it is in your appliances, hot water tank, and…

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Hardness

A rusted spray due to water hardness

What’s the difference between hardness and TDS? Hardness can be measured in grains per gallon and is minerals calcium and magnesium that become hard as a rock and is difficult to remove. Hardness can ruin your appliances, make your hair dry and even cause hair loss. Hardness can make your skin so dry that it…

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What Does Cloudy Water & Turbidity Mean?

Six containers with water samples

The higher the turbidity the higher the health risks including gastrointestinal disease, Giardia and Cryptosporidium. People that are immunocompromised are at higher health risks because contaminants like viruses or bacteria can become attached to the suspended solids. Turbidity causes water to become cloudy and can be caused by clay, silt, very tiny inorganic and organic matter,…

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Chlorine Taste and Smell

Is Drinking Water with Chlorine Safe

Disinfecting your municipality water supply, chlorine must be used. Several days month you’ll smell a lot of chlorine because the water has bacteria or other contaminants they are trying to remove. The chlorine in water reacts with organic compounds that create trihalomethanes (THMs) and when ingested the growth of free radicals can destroy and damage…

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Iron & Rotten Egg Smell

Close up of dirty tap water in a sink

Iron and magnesium can damage healthy skin cells and cause early onset of wrinkles. Your hair becomes dry and brittle. Excessive amounts of iron will cause many problems. Every time you shower you become saturated in oxidized (yellow to red) or oxidized (clear) iron. Iron acts like a harmful peroxide. You might smell a rotten…

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PFAS Found in Drinking Water

Water sample collection in a testing tube

Contaminants in water Dangers of PHAS 110 Million Americans’ and over 33 states drinking water is contaminated with PFAS according to the environmental working group. These chemicals are called “Forever Chemicals”. They are highly toxic fluorinated chemicals that affect us on a cellular level building up in our bodies never to break down and eliminate because…

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New NASA Spinoff Article

Ionics Presents NASA Technology Twice Used

Puronics is featured in a new NASA Spinoff article! Here’s the part about Puronics’ SilverShield® technology. “In the 1970s, Arizona inventor Ray Ward requested a technical information package from NASA based on the silver ion system built for the shuttle, which he used to build a prototype tap-water filter. Ward went on to found the…

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Attention All blondes!

Close up of a girl with short white hair

Have you ever noticed within a week or so after getting your hair done at the salon you notice your hair becoming brassy and dull? The answer is simple: There is hard water and chlorine in your water! The first thing you can do is go to the beauty supply store and spend a boatload of hair clarifying products,…

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