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Be Prepared, Not Scared – It’s National Preparedness Month

Our hearts go out to those who have experienced the unfortunate and devastating effects of recent natural disasters. When these happen, it can get us thinking about what we can do to be prepared if we’re ever faced with such disasters or other emergencies. This is National Preparedness Month. There is…

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So what are PFAS and PFOS?

Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are synthetic chemicals found in many products, including food packaging, household cleaners, and nonstick cookware According to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals. PFAS…

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U.S. EPA’s WaterSense Program

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As a member of the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), we were pleased with the news of the passing of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) in October, which included strong language authorizing the U.S. EPA’s WaterSense program for the long term. Previously, the program would have…

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The Importance of Water Filtration

Water is a fundamental element of our health, wellbeing, and daily lives. The average American family uses over 300 gallons of water per day and approximately 70% of this use occurs indoors. Therefore, the water we drink, shower, and cook with can have a significant impact on our overall health…

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The Impact Hurricanes Have on Access to Clean Water

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Over the past two years, hurricanes have certainly left their mark on the US and surrounding territories. From 2017’s Harvey and Maria to 2018’s Florence and Michael, storms have really been destructive and have left many without clean water. There are several ways hurricanes can impact people’s access to clean…

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What’s On Tap?

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Have you ever looked at a glass of water and thought to yourself, “what is actually in here?” If you’re anything like the folks at Instapure, you have definitely thought about the things you can’t see in the water. In a glass of tap water, there are several substances other…

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Instapure Filtration Partners with Wishing Well International Foundation

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Instapure Filtration is pleased to partner with the Wishing Well International Foundation. Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) is a non-profit organization which provides clean, safe drinking water to nearly 25,000 people living in developing areas each year. In partnership with donors, sponsors, and deployment specialists around the world, WWIF coordinates…

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How can I tell whether the water in my house is safe to drink? The Water Quality Association offers an interactive Diagnose Your Drinking Water tool on its Web site, which can help you figure out why your tap water smells like rotten eggs, tastes like salt, or spots your glasses. Advice…

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Pure and crystal clear water is the lifeline of the universe. All of us know the importance of hydration but have you ever stopped and thought about the benefits of water? From the nutritional and life-giving effect water has on the human body to helping with weight loss and even…

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