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Pentair Everpure Water Treatment System Start-Up Guidance after an Extended Shutdown!

Filtration systems are designed to be operated on a continuous basis with only relatively short periods of down time (overnight and holidays). When a system is shut down for an extended period of time, there is a potential for microbiologic growth. To address concerns with system operation after the shutdown, please follow the below instructions. This is applicable to all Pentair filtration systems (i.e., pre-filters, carbon-based cartridges and Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems). Periodic Flushing In cases where the customer knows that the system will be down for an extended time and is able to get to the system on a …Read More >>

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COVID-19 Outbreak Update-Pentair Wisconsin Operations

Dear Valued Customer, We have been closely monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, and want to inform you that our manufacturing and laboratory facilities located in Brookfield, Wisconsin remain open at this time. Pursuant to Emergency Order #12 Safer at Home Order issued by the Governor of Wisconsin via the Department of Health Services on March 24, 2020 implementing shelter-in-place requirements (the “Order”), Pentair’s manufacturing operation and laboratory at its Brookfield, Wisconsin locations are both needed to provide Essential Infrastructure (as defined in the Order) and, as Essential Businesses and Operations, are exempt from the general safer-at-home requirements.  In …Read More >>

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Filter Pure Systems, Inc., deemed an essential business in infrastructure support.

March 23, 2020 Filter Pure Systems, Inc. , is considered an essential business and will continue to stay strong and partner with you during this unprecedented challenge we are facing each day. As an essential business, Filter Pure Systems, Inc. is an integral part of the broader solution. Our supply chain provides specialized water treatment products to support some of the most critical industries and infrastructures including hospitals, laboratories, grocery stores, restaurants, convenience stores, local governments and the day to day life of the homeowner in order to maintain the safety, sanitation, and life sustainable operations. We are dedicated to …Read More >>

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WQA member products and services as “essential” due to their role in safeguarding America’s drinking water.

Open Letter on WQA member essential products and services An Open Letter from the Water Quality Association on Life Sustaining Essential Products and Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis and Shelter-in-Place Directives March 20, 2020 The Water Quality Association (WQA) and its more than 2,500 member companies work to ensure that homes and businesses throughout America, including health care facilities, nursing homes and dialysis centers, have access to quality drinking water and in many cases purified water. In responding to the COVID-19 crisis, water treatment professionals, manufacturers, deliverers and service providers of point-of-use and point-of-entry (POU/POE) water treatment products and …Read More >>

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Major water associations: Tap water is safe during COVID-19 outbreak

National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issue joint statement. As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to develop and reports of bottled water shortages make headlines, the National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issued the following joint statement: According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, America’s drinking water supplies remain a safe and affordable way to access the water needed for drinking, cooking and maintaining personal hygiene during the COVID-19 outbreak. Americans and Canadians can and should continue to …Read More >>

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Avoid all Covid 19 purified bottle water shortages and save our planet too!

It takes more than 17 million barrels of oil annually to make all the plastic bottles that meet America’s demand for bottled water. That’s enough oil to fuel 1.3 million cars for a year, not including the oil used for transportation of those water bottles. After decades-long streak of strong growth, bottled water surpassed carbonated soft drinks to become the largest beverage category by volume in the United States in 2016, according to research and consulting firm Beverage Marketing Corp. Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardizing …Read More >>

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Avoiding Coronavirus or the Flu stay hydrated to stay healthy!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, water helps your body with a number of functions, including regulating body temperature. Dr. Simone Wildes, an infectious disease specialist at South Shore Hospital in Boston agrees: “Hydration is always good; it helps with all bodily functions.” People can usually meet their fluid needs by drinking water when they are feeling thirsty and drinking with meals. Your body requires more water when you are running a fever, are more physically active or have diarrhea or vomiting. Approximately 70% of the human body is water and none of the essential physical functions, …Read More >>

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Valentines Day 2020 Reminder! Is your water Sweetheart Ready?

Valentine’s Day, the second biggest dining day of the year is coming up this Friday, February 14th and according to the National Restaurant Association more than 70 million people will be dining out at their favorite restaurant this year. If you have a water filtration system in your restaurant you’ll want to make sure that the water filters have been changed and that the system is operating perfectly so that your water makes a wonderful first impression. The frequency of filter changes depends upon your water quality and your water usage. For example, if there is a lot of sediment …Read More >>

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Americans exposed to “Forever” toxic chemicals in drinking water ‘dramatically underestimated’: report

Tap Water in the United States is contaminated with toxic fluorinated chemicals at a higher rate than previously thought, according to a new report. “It’s nearly impossible to avoid contaminated drinking water from these chemicals,” David Andrews, a senior scientist at Environmental Working Group and co-author of the report published Wednesday, said. “Forever chemicals,” also known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are resistant to breaking down and may affect far more than the 110 million Americans estimated in the Environmental Working Group’s 2018 report based on unpublished U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data. Some of the chemicals are known to cause cancer, liver …Read More >>

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Congratulations to our own Vince Paglino and the Voo Doo Crew for another successful Gasparilla Children’s Day Parade!

This year’s parade looks like it was the most highly attended so far as the weather cooperated to bring out 1,000s of Tampa’s youngest pirates! Krewes from across the Tampa Bay area including the Voo Doo Crew stormed the area on intricately-designed floats along the parade route that stretched for miles through South Tampa, from Bay to Bay Blvd to Edison Avenue. The season continues this coming Saturday, January 25th, 2020 as the Crew joins in for the “invasion” and adult parade starting at 11:00 am with the parade starting at 2:00pm. For more information contact Vince at vince@filterpure.com.

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Drink More Water! A 2020 Weight Loss Resolution that’s Easy to Keep!

Water helps boost your metabolism, cleans your body of waste, and acts as an appetite suppressant. Also, drinking more water helps your body stop retaining water, leading you to drop those extra pounds of water weight. What can you do to make sure you’re drinking the recommended eight to ten eight-ounce glasses per day to keep yourself hydrated and encourage weight loss? Drink a glass of water before you eat! Water is an appetite suppressant, drinking it before meals can make you feel fuller, therefore reducing the amount of food you eat. Health resource website WebMD states that drinking water …Read More >>