April 15, 2012

The LifeStraw makes dirty water clean

More than one billion people – one sixth of the world’s population – are without access to safe water supply. At any given moment, about half […]
February 7, 2012

Quality of tap water in South Africa

Pretoria – While sipping on bottled water has almost become something of a voguish statement, a survey has revealed that many South Africans are happy with […]
June 29, 2011

Bottled Water is Taxing the World’s Ecosystems

Bottled water consumption, which has more than doubled globally in the last number of years, is a natural resource that is putting a heavy tax the […]
June 11, 2011

Is lithium the next fluoride? Medication may be added to the water supply

Lithium, the psychiatric drug prescribed for depression, mania and bipolar disorder, is now being viewed as the new fluoride by some experts. These experts are calling […]
June 9, 2011

“You’re not sick; you’re thirsty. Don’t treat thirst with medication.”

“You’re not sick; you’re thirsty. Don’t treat thirst with medication.” Dr. F. Batmanghelidj Our life, our planet. Over 70% of the earth’s surface is water. However, […]
June 3, 2011

Healthy Water

Visit Ecovitality to read about eco-health and Sevenpointfive natural health supplements (good quality drinking water is one of Sevenpointfive’s core principles for acquiring and maintaining good […]
May 29, 2011

Water Filter Types: Choose The Right One

After reading Water Filtration: What You Should Know and with your water quality test results in hand, you are in a position to choose what type […]
May 28, 2011

Water Filtration: What You Should Know

Bottled water is definitely out and tap water is in, but with concerns of traces of metals, pharmaceuticals and other chemical residues in our water supply, […]
January 22, 2011

How to Purify Water

Most of us in the West don’t think about drinking water. We just turn on the tap and it’s there: clean, pure and reasonably tasty. But […]
July 12, 2010

Homemade Bio-Sand Water Filter

Here’s an example of a homemade bio-sand water filter that is used for filtering rainwater collected in rain barrels.  See an earlier post that explains how […]
July 11, 2010

How a BioSand Water Filter Works

Test your water quality frequently, even water from ‘safe’ sources may be contaminated. The BioSand Water Filter is an adaptation of slow-sand filtration that is designed […]