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Pure Water Occasional

Back Issues of the Pure Water Occasional

September 4, 2017.

August 23, 2017.

March 2013. Alum, Sinkholes, pH, Multi-Pure.

February 2013. Hardness, Pharmaceuticals and Fish, Pure Water Annie on "Pressure, Flow Rate, and Delta P."

January 2013. Green Water Management. Pure Water Annie on Microbe Control. Camp Lejeune's Shameful Water Scandal.

December 2012. Mercury in Tuna, Rainwater Runoff (Ocean Pollution), How To Sanitize An RO Tank, Winter Swimming, B. Sharper.

November 2012. Septic Tanks, Whole House Filters, Calcium Scaling, How Softeners Work.

October 2012. Bypass Valves, Watts UV, New Green Filters, Decaffeination.

September 2012. Reverse Osmosis and Refrigerators. The New Contaminant Index. Meat and Water Consumption. B. Bea Sharper.

August 2012. Chlorine, Cholesterol, and Chickens.

July 2012. Pure Water Annie Explains How Undersink Reverse Osmosis Works. The Economy RO Unit.

June 2012. Pure Water Annie on In/Out Filters. New "Sand Trap."

May 2012. Pure Water Annie on Treating Water with Sodis and Salt, Hardly Waite on "fracking" and water treatment profits, B. B. Sharper on Animal Manure.

April 2012. Pure Water Annie on Booster Pumps. B. Bea Sharper on dog manure. USA Today on Dog Excrement. New Easiest Ever Filter. Arsenic.

March 2012. Pure Water Annie on Copepods. B. Bea Sharper on plastic bags. Fluoride in Food.

February 2012. Pure Water Annie on Benzene. Lake Vostok. Banning Bottled Water.

January 2012, Pure Water Annie on Chlorine. Arsenic. Texas Drought. Texas Water.

December 2011. Pure Water Annie on Well Pumps. Top Water News Stories of the Year.

November 2011. Pure Water Annie on Pipe Threads. Gene Franks and Hardly Waite on Christmas Gifts. The Origins of Fluoride.

October 2011, Pure Water Annie's Glossary of Water Treatment Abbreviations, Chloramines and Fish, The EPA, Water and Coal.

September 2011. The Power and Water Nexus. Pure Water Annie explains "The Peroxide Number."

August 2011. The Best Water for Coffee and Tea. Multiple Filter Designs. Tiger Tom Explains How UV Works.

July 2011. Sizing Water Softeners Part 2, by Pure Water Annie. Dr. Mercola on Nitrosamines, Choramine, and Shampoo Ingredients. B. B. Sharper.

June 2011. Sizing Water Softeners by Pure Water Annie, Meshes and Microns by Gene Franks, Swimming Pool Leaks, Saving A Cell Phone from Water.

May 2011. UV 101 by Gene Franks, Rain Gardens, Water Content of Trees, Fiberglass Mineral Tanks.

April 2011. Rain Barrels, Plastics, Introducing The Eliminator, A New Website Address. "In Praise of Tap Water."

March 2011. Hardly Waite on National Water Security Rankings, Pure Water Annie on Finding Parts for Your Water Filter, and Introducing the Emily Reverse Osmosis Unit.

February 2011. More about Hexavalent Chromium, Ten Things You Should Know About Water, "What Carbon Does, What Carbon Doesn't," by Gene Franks, The Ups and Downs of Filter Cartridges (Which End Goes Up), by Pure Water Annie. B. Bea Sharper on Dams and other issues.

January 2011. How Much Sodium Does a Softener Add to Water?, Water Treatment for Rainwater, Fluoride Allowable in City Water Lowered, UnTruth in Advertising, Pure Water Annie's Whole House Filter Sizing Chart.

December 2010. "Probable carcinogen hexavalent chromium found in drinking water in 31 U. S. Cities," by Lyndsey Layton. "Most of the time no one is watching most of the water for most of the contaminants, "by Hardly Waite. "How to remove Hexvalent Chromium," and "How Static Mixers Work," by Pure Water Annie.

November 2010. "How to Fix Leaks in Quick Connect Fittings," by Pure Water Annie. "A Simmering Water War," by Jim Hightower, "Is Your Faucet Making you Sick?" by Doug Linney, B. Bea Sharper on Water, "Radium and Uranium," and Lead (contaminant of the month).

October 2010. "Air and Carbon," by Gene Franks. Pure Water Annie on Airgap Faucet Installation. New EPA rule on dental mercury. "Chloride." The Dead Sea. B. Bea Sharper on Billions.

September 2010. "Getting a Perspective on Water Use," by Gene Franks. The Permeate Pump and How to Add a Permeate Pump to Your RO Unit. "Nickel." B. B. Sharper on Groundwater Usage.

August 2010. "Winterize Your Lawn," Model 77's 21's Birthday, Pure Water Annie on Servicing Model 77, MTBE.

July 2010. "Raising the pH of Acidic Waters," by Pure Water Annie. "Arsenic," with a long cut from National Geographic News, New Products from Pure Water Products.

June 2010. "All About Water Softeners," Occasional Staff Article. "Gulf Oil Spill: A Hole in the World," by Naomi Klein (Guardian). B. Bee Sharper, "On Prescription Drugs." Hardness.

May 2010. "The Ceiling is Up and the Floor is Down: The Alamo Engineering Handbook," by Gene Franks. Steve Maxwell on "Why Water Should Cost More." Iron.

April 2010. NSF/ANSI. What Is It All About? by Gene Franks. Dr. Douglas on bath pharmaceuticals. B. B. Sharper. Radium.

March 2010. "Fluoridation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Part II," by C. F. "Chubb" Michaud.

February 2010. "Fluoridation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Part I," by C. F. "Chubb" Michaud.

January 2010. "What Carbon Does and What It Doesn't," by Gene Franks. "Numerical Facts," by Bee B. Sharper. "Acidic Water."

December 2009. "The New York Times Great Water Article," by Hardly Waite. "Numerical Facts," by B Bea Sharper.

November 2009. "How Much Water Should You Drink?" by Dr. Mauro Di Pascuale. "Numerical Facts about Animal Manure," by B. Bee Sharper.

October 2009. "Providing Water for Emergencies." by Gene Franks. "Humming is Good for You," by Hardly Waite.

September 2009. "Meshes and Microns: The Measurements of Water Treatment," by Gene Franks. "Numerical water facts from B. Bee Sharper."

Special Product-Specific Issues

March 15, 2013. Countertop Reverse Osmosis.

February 15, 2013. Chemical Feed Pumps.

January 15, 2013. Standard-Sized Filter Cartridges.

December 15, 2012. Twin Tank Water Softeners.

November 15, 2012. Water Softeners and TAC units.

October 15, 2012. Installing Undersink Filters and Reverse Osmosis Units.

September 15, 2012. Ultrafiltration. Birthday of the EPA and Model 77.

August 15, 2012. Our New Water Test Page. Taking Care of A Water Well.

July 15, 2012. Water Testing. Sand Trap.

June 15, 2012. Whole House RO. San Angelo Water Treatment Dilemma.

May 15, 2012. Chloramines: Myth and Reality.

April 15, 2012. Undersink Installation in Tight Places. Low Water Backwashing Filter.

March 15, 2012. Water Filter Cartridges. Featuring Our Recent Cartridge Page Revision.

February 15, 2012. Information About Information: How To Find Things on Our Websites.

January 15, 2012. Electro-Adhesion Filtration Technology: NanoCeram Filters.

December 15, 2011. Template Assisted Crystallization (TAC).

November 15, 2011. The Amazing Permeate Pump.

October 15, 2011. Tank-Style City Water Filters.

September 15, 2011. Sediment Filters.

August 15, 2011. Whole House Reverse Osmosis.

July 15, 2011. Countertop Reverse Osmosis.

June 15, 2011. Backwashing Water Filters.

May 15, 2011. Water Filters for Emergencies.

April 15, 2011. Garden Hose Filters.

March 15, 2011. Pure Water Annie's Concise Guide to Pumps.

February 15, 2011. Water Treatment with Aeration.

January 15, 2011. Multi-Pure Solid Carbon Block Filters.

December 15, 2010. Cartridge-Style Whole House Filters.

November 15, 2010. Undersink Water Filters.