Health Benefits of Activated Coconut Carbon

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/s/photos/coconut-carbon Activated coconut carbon, also known as activated charcoal, is a fine black powder made from coconut shells, bone char, peat, coal, petroleum coke, olive pits, or sawdust. The use of activated coconut carbon has been linked to various health benefits due to [...]

By |2021-06-11T01:29:02+00:00June 11th, 2021|Water News|

New Smart Gel Extracts Drinking Water from the Air

Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/photo/panoramic-photography-of-green-field-440731/ Photo by Ákos Szabó from Pexels With our world experiencing a water crisis which involves an estimated 790 million people without access to an improved water supply, science is constantly looking for ways to find new sources of clean water. While there have been many [...]

By |2021-06-08T23:25:35+00:00March 25th, 2021|Water News|

New Technologies to Help Solve the Water Crisis

Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/photo/red-and-white-hanging-lantern-7300959/ Photo by Taryn Elliott from Pexels The world we know and love is facing a very serious problem: water shortages in many parts of the globe.  According to the World Health Organization, over 2.5 billion people lack access to safe, clean drinking water in their [...]

By |2021-06-08T23:31:41+00:00February 24th, 2021|Water News|

Possible Link Between PFAS in Drinking Water and Reproductive Issues

Photo Credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/AOod3VqkEfQ Photo by freestocks on Unsplash  When it comes to chemicals found in our drinking water, we all need to stay as informed as possible. According to a recent study of almost 50,000 births in the state of Minnesota, there has reportedly been [...]

By |2021-06-08T23:38:04+00:00January 13th, 2021|Water News|

HAA5 in Drinking Water: What You Should Know

Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/photo/water-pouring-on-clear-glass-mug-5579553/ Photo by Wojtek Pacześ from Pexels When the City of Baltimore sent out a press release in August of 2015 stating that an EPA violation for higher than the maximum allowable levels of haloacetic acids (HAA5) had been identified in the water system, a total [...]

By |2021-06-08T23:51:36+00:00November 18th, 2020|Water News|

Distilled Water vs. Purified Water: What’s the Difference?

Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-in-blue-t-shirt-washing-his-face-8159650/Photo by Ron Lach from Pexels At Optimum, one of the most common questions we receive from customers is what’s the difference between distilled water and purified water. The difference is really found in the process the water it put through to reach purification. Aside from [...]

By |2021-06-09T00:00:28+00:00October 14th, 2020|Water News|
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