Research Uncovers PureOFlow is Answer to Better
December 12th, 2009
After 3-year investigation, The Environmental Working Group Lists U.S. cities with best and worst water and names reverse osmosis as safest solution
Las Vegas – On December 12, 2009, environmental journalist Lori Bongiorno posted an article on Yahoo! Green titled “Cities with Best and Worst Water” – the culmination of a three-year investigative study by The Environmental Group (EWG) of municipal water supplies across the U.S. This in-depth study is one of several exposés on how deploring the quality of water is across many U.S. cities and how out of touch the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in its regulations. It also drives home the message that most bottled water is not any safer than tap water.
Mike Paice, the President of Las Vegas-based PureOFlow was not surprised to find Las Vegas now identified as number 3 in cities with worst water and North Las Vegas ranked number 8. ”While municipalities generally provide the best service they can, many simply do not have the budgets required to make the improvements to their water treatment plants.” That is likely the case in southern Nevada as well as other cities on the list.
The EWG’s buying guide identifies reverse osmosis with a superior carbon filter as the most effective in removing all contaminants. PureOFlow’s patented technology, powered by GE, uses superior carbon filtration, coupled with patented reverse osmosis technology and ozone – the world’s cleanest disinfection technology, to provide a complete purification process that maintains the safety and purity of our water supplies without adding ANY additional salts or other chemicals.
Paice adds, “In cities across the country, water softeners have been steadily adding to salt pollution to the extent that municipalities are having to pay significant amounts to treat waste water for re-use.” A major issue facing municipalities are the millions of pounds of salt water softeners add to our drinking water each year. California has led the way with far-reaching salt bans by passing AB1366 in mid-October 2009. Other states and major cities have instituted similar bans.
On December 7, in an article titled, “Millions in U.S. Drink Dirty Water, Records Show,” New York Times award-winning reporter, Charles Duhigg wrote, “More than 20 percent of the nation’s water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data.”