Florida Protects Its Waters

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

Florida Protects Its Waters


Under the Clean Water Act, The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is supposed to revise its limits on toxic chemicals that can be released into surface waters. This hasn’t been done since the...

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WHY YOU NEED A WATER FILTER

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

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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PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG RESIDUE IS AFFECTING FISH

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG RESIDUE IS AFFECTING FISH


A Swedish study recently revealed that the residues of psychopharmaceuticals that are used to treat anxiety in humans lowered the mortality rate of perch.   Some headlines on this topic seem to be suggesting that...

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HOW CAN WE HELP?

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

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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WATER REFLECTIONS

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

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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FILTERING WATER AT HOME

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

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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DEVELOPMENTAL RISK TO CHILDREN SHOWN IN PESTICIDE PRE-NATAL STUDY

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

DEVELOPMENTAL RISK TO CHILDREN SHOWN IN PESTICIDE PRE-NATAL STUDY


A new study performed by scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, shows a range of developmental problems in children born to women who work in pesticide-treated fields.   The research study has been...

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WHAT FILTER SHOULD I GET?

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

WHAT FILTER SHOULD I GET?


The answer depends on your situation. If you are on municipal water, then there really are only two questions you need to get answered to be able to select the best water filter. 1....

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FLUORIDE RISKS, REMOVE FLUORIDE

Pharmaceuticals in the Water

FLUORIDE RISKS, REMOVE FLUORIDE


It is our impression that the tide is now turning on the question of fluoridation in the water.  The April 12th 2009 issue of Time Magazine included fluoride on a list of “The Hazards...

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