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nitrates in water

Nitrates and Nitrites

What is nitrate? Nitrates are nitrogen-oxygen chemical units or radicals, with the chemical formula NO3-. Nitrates can combine with various organic acids to form amino acids, or combine with inorganic units such as NH4+ to form a chemical compound called ammonium nitrate. This is a fertilizer which makes green plants grow faster, bigger and better. […]

Protozoa All Around Us

By Eldon C. Muehling Historically, the term protozoa were regarded as the counterpart or partner group of bacteria but the term is no longer used in modern taxonomy, according to Wikipedia and other sources. The term is still used informally in High School education today and for purposes of this article, I will describe protozoa […]

The Taste Causers

By Eldon Muehling Pure Water is defined as a colorless, odorless and tasteless liquid. Water that is not pure may or may not have an objectionable color, odor or taste. Sight, odor and tastes are the three senses that laymen generally use to judge the purity or lack of purity of water. Because these senses […]

Fluoride (The Aging Factor)

By Eldon C. Muehling This month we turn our attention to fluoride. Fluoride is very much in the news again as more and more of the dangers of fluoride come to light. In this article we will discuss the top dangers of fluoride. From a historical perspective, I find it very interesting to note that the […]

Iron

By Eldon C. Muehling After hardness, iron is the most common water problem which homeowners that have well water will encounter. It is rarely a problem in surface water. Removing iron with a distiller is easy enough but unfortunately consumers find it difficult to remove iron to a satisfactory level for the rest of the […]

Contamination with Phthalates

By Eldon C. Muehling This month’s contaminant(s) could just as well be titled “Endocrine Gland Disruptors” since this group of organic chemical compounds, typifies the behavior of a large group of substances, many of which are found in certain plastics. A former Pure Water distributor by the name of Dr. Theo Colborn, co-authored a book titled […]

Fukushima; worse than Chernobyl?

By Eldon Muehling Fukushima is once again in the news as TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) recently admitted that the leakage of radiation contaminated water at the Fukushima plant has not been contained. After denying it for over 2 years, Japan’s nuclear watch dog, The Nuclear Regulation Authority, has come out saying that for days, […]