Category Archives: Water Pollution

REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER PURIFICATION

Reverse osmosis is a process of water treatment that has been used for many years. It is one of the most effective methods. It is a system where water is forced to pass through a membrane which filters out all … Continue reading

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INSTALL WATER FILTER IN YOUR HO– USE

Due to health and climate changes affecting our drinking water sources, home water purification is becoming a primary concern to almost all home owners. The source of your drinking water does not matter.  The concern is about the health safety … Continue reading

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LEAD IN DRINKING WATER

Lead occurs naturally in the environment and is harmful to human health when ingested or inhaled.  Environmental lead contamination also causes serious effects in the ecosystems. Human activities release more lead in the environment than natural processes. Lead-based paint and … Continue reading

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UV LIGHT FOR WATER TREATMENT AND THE BENEFITS

Ultraviolet (UV) is an electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer than that of x-ray. The spectrum consists of electromagnetic waves with frequencies higher than those that humans identify as the color violet (purple). … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF WATER POLLUTION

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, e.g. lakes, oceans, seas, rivers, aquifers, and ground water. It is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of the water that causes harm to the living things. Water pollution … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF WATER IMPURITIES ON HUMAN HEALTH

In nature, water is never totally pure. No matter how isolated it is from sources of contamination, it will always not be 100% pure. Minerals from soil and rocks and gases from air dissolves in water, therefore changing the characteristics … Continue reading

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MAKING A PORTABLE WATER

While hiking outdoors or camping, having a water filter is essential since there can never be purified water around. A portable filter can eliminate various contaminants such as bacteria, chemicals and viruses. We have two main types of portable water … Continue reading

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DISPARITIES IN LEAD EXPOSURE

DISPARITIES IN LEAD EXPOSURE Lead poisoning is a medical conditions caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in the body. Lead has no known useful purpose in our bodies. It is toxic to many organs and tissues including … Continue reading

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DIFFERENT TYPES OF WATER POLLUTION

It is evident now that global warming is becoming a health threat. Every day there is a rise in health threats regarding the rising temperatures. This is mainly due to ‘eating’ away of ozone layers that usually filters out the … Continue reading

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BENEFITS OF UV WATER TREATMENT

It is certain that this method kills germs but do not purify water from other impurities such as chemicals The dirty or muddy water should be first filtered before disinfection. This allows effective penetration of sunlight rays into the water. … Continue reading

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