Category Archives: Water Pollution

CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS HEALTH

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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LONG-TERM HEALTH EFFECTS OF PESTICIDE ON HUMAN BODY

Pesticides kill pests by damaging their cellular function, as explained by Dr. Jesse Hanley. He did also explain that we have a lot in common with insects so can be damaged too. Two and half million tons of industrial pesticides … Continue reading

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BOTTLED WATER VERSUS TAP WATER

Bottled water consumers opted for bottled water thinking that their standards are being held tighter than that of tap water. It should be known that standards for bottled water are regulated by FDA while tap water is regulated by EPA. … Continue reading

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ADDRESSING THE OIL SPILL

Oil spills has become common and one of the main causes of water pollution. The oil spills ranges from drilling of oil and big tanker ships spilling millions of gallons of oil into the sea. When the oil well spills … Continue reading

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THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF CHEMICALS FERTIZERS TO HUMANS

Plants need a variety of nutrients to survive. When the natural nutrients are depleted by plants, farmers introduce artificial nutrients manufactured in factories. The nutrients needed most by plants and are easy depleted are nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus. Artificial fertilizers … Continue reading

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CHOOSE THE RIGHT FILTER FOR YOU

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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TESTING OF TOTAL COLIFORM BACTERIA

This is a total count or measure of the level of coliform bacteria in a water sample. It is known as total coliform or T-coli. When water test discloses high or excessive T-coli, a further investigation is needed. If water … Continue reading

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ULTRAVIOLET WATER FILTRATION SYSTEM

Ultraviolet water purification is one of the leading modern methods of water purification. Ideally speaking, water purification technology has advanced for the recent years. UV, of course uses radiation energy from the sun or bulb to kill the harmful bacteria … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS IN THE ENVIRONMENT

Understanding Agricultural Chemicals in the Environment The results of the use of agricultural chemicals and other methods associated with farming on the quality of sources and groundwater is well known; however, less is known about how those results may differ … Continue reading

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USING REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FILTER

To use this filter, you need to have all the basic information on how this system works and what it entails before buying and installing. The membrane in RO has very tiny pores through which the contaminants like bacteria and … Continue reading

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