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Default PurWater water-filter. Any good? A "best buy"?

The other day, in Costco, I saw a bunch of Purwater
water-filters (for eg glasses of water -- screws onto
kitchen-sink faucet -- manual turn-on for filtered
water, then switch back off again.

Anyone know anything about it?

How good at getting all the bad-stuff?

Any chance of getting all the medical drugs that
people pee out and ends up in reservoir and then
in my faucet?

THANKS!


David


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On 3 Apr 2008 21:39:37 -0400, (David Combs) wrote:

The other day, in Costco, I saw a bunch of Purwater
water-filters (for eg glasses of water -- screws onto
kitchen-sink faucet -- manual turn-on for filtered
water, then switch back off again.

Anyone know anything about it?


Which one? Their web site has several:
http://www.purwater.com/#/faucets

How good at getting all the bad-stuff?


Nope. Fluoride, for one, requires a filter that starts around $150. But
then your water supply may not have fluoride added.

I see the 2-stage one only reduces lead and chlorine. The 3-stage one is
better at getting these out.

Any chance of getting all the medical drugs that
people pee out and ends up in reservoir and then
in my faucet?


Only with reverse osmosis, which entails a permanent installation under
your sink.

Don www.donwiss.com (e-mail link at home page bottom).
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Fluoride is not something you should be ingesting anyway. Moderns
science shows that swallowing fluoride is harmful to your health and
ineffective at reducing tooth decay

for more info:

New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc.
http://www.orgsites.com/ny/nyscof

Fluoridation News Releases
http://tinyurl.com/6kqtu

Tooth Decay Crises in Fluoridated Areas
http://www.fluoridenews.blogspot.com/

Fluoride Action Network http://www.FluorideAction.Net

Fluoride Journal http://www.FluorideResearch.Org




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On 3 Apr 2008 21:39:37 -0400, (David Combs) wrote:

The other day, in Costco, I saw a bunch of Purwater
water-filters (for eg glasses of water -- screws onto
kitchen-sink faucet -- manual turn-on for filtered
water, then switch back off again.


Anyone know anything about it?


Which one? Their web site has several:http://www.purwater.com/#/faucets

How good at getting all the bad-stuff?


Nope. Fluoride, for one, requires a filter that starts around $150. But
then your water supply may not have fluoride added.

I see the 2-stage one only reduces lead and chlorine. The 3-stage one is
better at getting these out.

Any chance of getting all the medical drugs that
people pee out and ends up in reservoir and then
in my faucet?


Only with reverse osmosis, which entails a permanent installation under
your sink.

Don www.donwiss.com (e-mail link at home page bottom).


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NYSCOF wrote:
Fluoride is not something you should be ingesting anyway. Moderns
science shows that swallowing fluoride is harmful to your health and
ineffective at reducing tooth decay


"Do you know when flouridation first began?....

"Nineteen hundred and forty-six. Nineteen forty-six, Mandrake. How does that
coincide with your post-war Commie conspiracy, huh? It's incredibly obvious,
isn't it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids
without the knowledge of the individual. Certainly without any choice.
That's the way your hard-core Commie works."


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On Apr 4, 8:38*am, NYSCOF wrote:
Fluoride is not something you should be ingesting anyway. *Moderns
science shows that swallowing fluoride is harmful to your health and
ineffective at reducing tooth decay

for more info:

New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc.http://www.orgsites.com/ny/nyscof

Fluoridation News Releaseshttp://tinyurl.com/6kqtu

Tooth Decay Crises in Fluoridated Areashttp://www.fluoridenews.blogspot.com/

Fluoride Action Networkhttp://www.FluorideAction.Net

Fluoride Journalhttp://www.FluorideResearch.Org

On Apr 3, 9:34 pm, Don Wiss wrote:

On 3 Apr 2008 21:39:37 -0400, (David Combs) wrote:


The other day, in Costco, I saw a bunch of Purwater
water-filters (for eg glasses of water -- screws onto
kitchen-sink faucet -- manual turn-on for filtered
water, then switch back off again.


Anyone know anything about it?


Which one? Their web site has several:http://www.purwater.com/#/faucets


How good at getting all the bad-stuff?


Nope. Fluoride, for one, requires a filter that starts around $150. But
then your water supply may not have fluoride added.


I see the 2-stage one only reduces lead and chlorine. The 3-stage one is
better at getting these out.


Any chance of getting all the medical drugs that
people pee out and ends up in reservoir and then
in my faucet?


Only with reverse osmosis, which entails a permanent installation under
your sink.


Don www.donwiss.com (e-mail link at home page bottom).


You lost the fluoride fight 50 years ago. Why not take on something
more important to obsess over? Lots of good causes out there,
Islamofascism, sex -crazed governors, teen pregnancies, etc., etc. Go
for it.

Joe


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On Apr 3, 9:39*pm, (David Combs) wrote:
The other day, in Costco, I saw a bunch of Purwater
water-filters (for eg glasses of water -- screws onto
kitchen-sink faucet -- manual turn-on for filtered
water, then switch back off again.

Anyone know anything about it?

How good at getting all the bad-stuff?

Any chance of getting all the medical drugs that
people pee out and ends up in reservoir and then
in my faucet?

THANKS!

David


any of those activated carbon filters are going to get most of the
organc crap out of the water, as well as any chloriney smell/taste, as
well as any organic crap that got chlorinated, which stuff sticks in
your body like forever. whether it's a whole house filter, a faucet
filter, a pitcher filter, .....

the main thing is to change the filter cartridge when the time is due,
rather than try to skimp; because the other use these filters have in
the lab is to concentrate dilute stuff; you run a lot of dilute
solution through the filter until it's good and loaded, then you can
get it do dump everything into the next couple of passes of water by
changing the pH or whatever. so if that's not what you're looking for
at home, you make an effort not to let the filter get good and
loaded.

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The other day, in Costco, I saw a bunch of Purwater
water-filters (for eg glasses of water -- screws onto
kitchen-sink faucet -- manual turn-on for filtered
water, then switch back off again.

Anyone know anything about it? How good at
getting all the bad-stuff?

Any chance of getting all the medical drugs that
people pee out and ends up in reservoir and then
in my faucet?

THANKS!


David


I'm afraid that you're going to have to do a search of some sort to get the
poop on pee'ed out meds (bad pun!). I'm not even sure that has gotten much
testing. With regard to personal experience, I've had one on our cabin's
spigot for the last year and a half. We have a moderately bad sulfur
problem and this little filter has been great at removing that and the iron
sediment.


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Thanks! I think I'll get it, then.

David


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