Daily Advice: If you don’t like tap water, use a filter.


Deteriorating water infrastructures, pollution, and outdated treatment technologies have combined to degrade the quality of water being delivered to Americans. Sources of drinking water are continually degraded by development and pollution. For the moment, drinking water treatment facilities are adequate to ensure that our water is fit to drink-but how long will this be the case?.

To reduce the chlorine taste in water, you can install a filter on the tap, or add a few drops of lemon juice to your water pitcher. Or, simpler still, place the pitcher in the refrigerator for a few hours: Chlorine is volatile and will evaporate.

-Abrams, “365 Ways To Save The Earth”, 2008

Categories: Daily Advice, Water | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: