The end of this year's El Nino could set the stage for an increased hurricane threat in the Atlantic Ocean. After a relatively quiet start to the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA has announced that the end of El Nino [...]
Dead zone's large size blamed on this year’s rainy spring A large hypoxic zone (also known as a dead zone) the size of the land mass of Massachusetts is expected to develop in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to a recent [...]
A new study commissioned by the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) and led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Australia found that humans are eating about 5 grams of microplastics each week, or about the weight of a credit card. That adds [...]
The city is upgrading its water treatment infrastructure to help prevent another algal bloom-related cyanotoxin event like the one that forced the city to issue “do not drink” advisories in May and June of 2018. The $75 million project is expected to be completed by [...]
Consumer Reports recently conducted a comprehensive examination of arsenic levels in bottled water. Out of more than 130 bottled water brands that had test results available (self reported or commissioned by the publication), 11 had detectable amounts of arsenic. 6 of those had levels of [...]
Beware of claims that gravity filtration elements can remove fluoride without any need for separate fluoride reduction elements i.e. “All-in-One” filter elements. Comparison testing now available.
New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. is the manufacturer of the Berkey® line of gravity-fed water filtration and purification products. Berkey® systems are freestanding water purifiers that sit on a countertop or stand. Simply pour water from virtually any source into the top chamber of the system, and [...]