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Boil Water Advisory for Dekalb County Georgia!

http://www.foxnews.com/health/georgia-county-boil-water-advisory-treatment-plant-loses-power What should you do to your Everpure water filtration system after a water main break and boil water alert? If you have a water main break in your area and you fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and viruses like E.coli, …Read More >>

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What about your water and water filtration system after Hurricane Dorian?

Provided the water in your area does not fall under a “Do not use”, boil water alert, your filter system and filters unless damaged by the storm should be fine. If your area does fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and …Read More >>

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2019 Starbucks PSL Official Launch Date August 27th?

The 2019 holiday coffee season is almost here and august 27th my be the day again this year!  PSL’s, ( Pumpkin Spiced Latte) and all things pumpkin spice ushered in an early fall coffee season in 2018 when Starbuck’s began serving it on August 27th. Dunkin has already announced that their Pumpkin line up will return to the menu on August 21. Dunkin’s Pumpkin Flavored Coffee, K-Cup Pods, pumpkin doughnut, muffins and Munchkins donut holes are returning, along with the new Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Signature Latte, Apple Cider Donut and Munchkins. Pumpkin flavor swirl can be added to hot, iced coffee, Cold Brew, espresso …Read More >>

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11 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires’ disease. Authorities have identified 55 more probable cases.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/30/health/legionnaires-disease-atlanta-hotel-probable-cases/index.html Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that is caused from inhaling mist that is infected with the bacteria Legionella. The mist could come from a variety of places, including hot tubs, showers, decorative fountains or air-conditioning units for large buildings. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes online that “less commonly, people can get Legionnaires’ disease by aspiration of drinking water,” which can happen when water “’goes down the wrong pipe,’ into the trachea (windpipe) and lungs instead of the digestive tract.” Symptoms of the disease include fever, cough, chills, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, muscle aches, …Read More >>

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Know the signs of heat stroke and heat exhaustion as record-breaking temps grip the U.S.!

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dangerous-heat-wave-grips-us-symptoms-to-watch-out-for/ When your body can’t cool, your temperature rises and you can become ill. Hot weather and exercise are the main causes of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. In hot settings, you need to be mindful of the temperature outside. The heat index is not the same as the temperature. It measures the air temperature plus the effects of humidity. A heat index of 90°F or higher is dangerous. Prolonged exposure to high temperatures increases your risk of heat-related illnesses. If a person is displaying known heat illness symptoms, take their temperature. A reading of 104°F or more means they probably …Read More >>

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Fort Lauderdale Issues City Wide Boil Water Notice! What should you do to your Everpure water filtration system after a water main break and boil water alert?

https://www.fortlauderdale.gov/Home/Components/News/News/3724/16 If you have a water main break in your area and you fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and viruses like E.coli, cryptosporidium, and giardia, are all things that may get into water when a pipe breaks or during a natural …Read More >>

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Searing heat grips much of the U.S. — with the worst of it still to come!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/searing-heat-grips-much-of-the-us-%e2%80%94-with-the-worst-of-it-still-to-come/ar-AAEz1G2?ocid=spartanntp The sweltering temperatures of recent days were just a warm-up. The heat wave scorching two-thirds of the nation will hit its peak over the weekend so beware and stay hydrated!  Heat-related illnesses occur when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the temperature rises, your body dissolves sweat to stay cool. On hot, humid days, the increased moisture in the air slows down this process. When your body can’t cool, your temperature rises and you can become ill. Hot weather and exercise are the main causes of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. In hot settings, you need to be mindful of …Read More >>

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Downtown Atlanta hotel closes after 3 guests test positive for Legionnaires’ disease!

https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/downtown-atlanta-hotel-closes-after-guests-test-positive-for-legionnaires-disease/tIdlAtYSSVHOd72guEGbKN/ Want to prevent Legionella from showing up in your facility?  Kill the bacteria before it reaches any water system. Traditional oxidizing agents such as chlorine have been proven very effective in controlling Legionella. Using continuous chlorination at low free residual levels can be effective in controlling Legionella. That’s why many hospitals are using Everpure’s 4SI and 7SI cartridges on their ice machines to help prevent the Legionella bacteria from forming in their water. 7SI Cartridge, EV9606-01 Specializes in slime and bacteria growth prevention Reduces particulates down to 0.5 micron Utilizes depth filtration and Fiberdyne™ media for superior dirt holding capability …Read More >>

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What about your water and water filtration system after Hurricane Barry?

Provided the water in your area does not fall under a “Do not use”, boil water alert, your filter system and filters unless damaged by the storm should be fine. If your area does fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and …Read More >>

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Denver Water proposes replacing thousands of lead water service lines over next 15 years!

https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/denver-water-proposes-replacing-thousands-of-lead-water-service-lines-over-next-15-years Worried about lead in your drinking water? Dealing with contaminated water is something Filter Pure Systems and Pentair/Everpure have always been prepared for.  Our products are designed to make water drinkable and safe to use for your kitchen equipment.  On January 19th, 2016 the WQA , Water Quality Association Addressed the Drinking Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan offering facts and tips about treating for lead contamination and noted that ; “Lead (Pb) has been identified as the waterborne contaminant of primary concern for Flint’s residents. To minimize the presence of contaminants such as lead, which may enter the water …Read More >>