WHY YOU NEED A WATER FILTER

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WHY YOU NEED A WATER FILTER


In recent years there have been a growing number of more widely-distributed news stories pointing out the large number of new contaminants in our drinking water, including chemicals and hormones.  While no water filter company...

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KIDS DRINKING MORE WATER AT SCHOOL

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KIDS DRINKING MORE WATER AT SCHOOL


Studies recently found that kids in some New York City public schools drank water almost three times more often after water dispensers were installed near their lunch lines. The author of the study said...

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FILTERING WATER BOTTLE

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FILTERING WATER BOTTLE


Planning to travel? Think ahead and research the benefits of using a high quality water bottle that filters your water when you’re on the go! Just sip and drink clean, pure water. Also, it...

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WHAT MAKES OUR WATER FILTERS UNIQUE?

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WHAT MAKES OUR WATER FILTERS UNIQUE?


There are 2 secrets to successful water filtration:   1) Quality and 2) Quantity of the Filtration Media.   Many water filtration products use cheap filtration media, and therefore, filter very few (or sometimes...

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WHOLE HOUSE FILTERS

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WHOLE HOUSE FILTERS


More householders are realizing how affordable our whole house filters have become in recent times.  Improvements in the technology have allowed whole house filter pricing to drop considerably.  For example, you may or may...

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HOW CAN WE HELP?

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HOW CAN WE HELP?


At Friend of Water it is satisfying to serve the wide variety of customers and their various needs. Below is a list of some examples of people who represent a wide spectrum of human...

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CHLORINE IN THE SHOWER

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CHLORINE IN THE SHOWER


Chlorine is the disinfectant used in most US municipalities.  Chlorine is readily absorbed through the skin, and it is released into the air as fumes to be breathed in.  You can get an affordable...

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT WATER FILTER FOR YOUR KITCHEN

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT WATER FILTER FOR YOUR KITCHEN


Water filters are incredibly important to our health.  Drinking water is so natural in a lot of cases that most people don’t think of what is in the water that is slipping its way...

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WATER REFLECTIONS

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WATER REFLECTIONS


Learning so much about water has caused me to reflect upon my own experiences with water throughout life.   As a child I don’t remember drinking water regularly, but I assume my parents gave...

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A NEW FRIEND TO FRIENDS OF WATER

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A NEW FRIEND TO FRIENDS OF WATER


Hello friends, my name is Melody and I am happy to say that I’ve recently started training to help with Friends of Water. This opportunity has been both enjoyable and educational. Although I assumed...

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FILTERING WATER AT HOME

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FILTERING WATER AT HOME


When we started www.friendsofwater.com in January 2006, we set up to provide information and products to Save, Celebrate & Filter Water.  We thought that the greatest demand would come for information and products to...

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WEB MISINFORMATION

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WEB MISINFORMATION


It is our view that you can do your research on the web to help get informed. But in the end you do have to trust your own knowledge and intuition.  And of course your own...

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TO SELECT THE RIGHT FILTER

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TO SELECT THE RIGHT FILTER


What we need to know is if you need to filter fluoride out and if your municipality uses chlorine or chloramine as the disinfectant. You can learn these things by searching for ‘your town’...

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WE DO NEED SOME IRON

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WE DO NEED SOME IRON


A little article in the January/February Atlantic explains how a fellow has introduced small pieces of iron for rural Cambodian people to put in their cooking pots as a way to combat iron deficiency,...

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SAN FRANCISCO WATER

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SAN FRANCISCO WATER


We just returned from a long weekend in San Francisco.  Living out in the Sierra Foothills as we do, we enjoyed many city activities not available here.  We spent a lot of time in...

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UPDATED ONLINE STORE

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UPDATED ONLINE STORE


After 8 years in business, Friends of Water has moved to a new and improved platform for our online store. As we have always had, we continue to have the main informational site, www.friendsofwater.com....

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LEAD IN DENVER WATER

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LEAD IN DENVER WATER


More than one million people living in the Denver metro area have been warned about possible lead contamination in their tap water.  The problem is traced to older lead-based piping that exists in those...

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FRACKING & WATER CONTAMINATION

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FRACKING & WATER CONTAMINATION


According to a study released this month, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and other types of gas and oil extraction can leave increased levels of contamination in streambeds downstream.  Included in these are the creation of...

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HANDHELD UV WATER PURIFIERS

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HANDHELD UV WATER PURIFIERS


An interesting newer line of products we’ve added to the friendsofwater.com store is the series of Handheld UV Water Purifiers from SteriPen. There are very small portable Water Purifiers for use in traveling, outdoors...

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WATER QUALITY ASSOCIATION

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WATER QUALITY ASSOCIATION


We’re just back from attending the Water Quality Association’s Annual Trade Show.  We found some new products that we’ll add to our online store soon.  However, we remain convinced that the lines of filters...

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