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

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

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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The best commercial Ice machine water filters are made in America!

Labor Day marks the end of this years incredibly busy commercial ice season and whether your food service operation uses a Manitowoc, Follet, Ice-O-Matic, Hoshizaki or Scotsman ice machine you probably already have a Made in America Pentair/Everpure water filtration system taking care it. When it comes to commercial ice machines seventy percent of service calls are water related and Everpure water filters have been saving operators millions of dollars annually by extending the life of this expensive equipment making sure that they receive the quality of water necessary to protect these machines from; Abrasion and Clogging Scale Build Up …Read More >>

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The Best Commercial Coffee Brewer Water Filters are Made in America!

Commercial coffee brewers are working overtime in 2017 as more Americans are drinking coffee, a reversal of four years of declines, as gourmet brews continue to gain in popularity, according to a recent National Coffee Association (NCA) report. All of these wonderful Specialty Coffee beverages are approximately 98.7% water so the contribution that a high quality water filter makes of both protecting expensive commercial coffee brewers and delivering clear, clean delicious water cannot be understated and all of us have more than likely tasted the difference it can make. According to the Specialty Coffee Association; For a superior quality extraction …Read More >>

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Legionnaires’ outbreak leaves 1 dead and 6 others infected in New York City.

June, 2017, Legionnaires’ disease in New York City has left one person dead and six others sickened, according to health officials. The New York City Health Department announced that seven cases of the disease were discovered on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The person who died from Legionnaires’ was elderly and had significant health problems. 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 …Read More >>

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Happy Fathers Day!

Sorry Dads, we are not as popular as Mom and Mothers Day, the most popular holiday of the year to dine out but we will be spending more than $15.5 billion this year on Dad according to the National Retail Federation. According to the Federation and a recent Fortune article, most Americans, 39.9% according to the NRF, plan on purchasing gifts directly from department stores compared to the 33.7% who will order gifts online. A Father’s Day shopper is expected to spend an average of $134.75 on Dad this year, $8.83 more than in 2016. Something very interesting that has been …Read More >>

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Top Michigan health official, four others charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis

June, 14th, 2017 in an article by Dennis Brady of the Washington Post…… Michigan attorney general’s office on Wednesday charged the director of the state’s health department and four other public officials with involuntary manslaughter for their roles in the Flint water crisis, which has stretched into its fourth year. READ THE FULL ARTICLE.  Worried about your water or not sure what is creating the off taste or odor from it? Give us a call at 800-942-7873 for more information or email us at info@filterpure.com  

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Happy Mothers Day!

As the most popular holiday of the year to dine out, nearly half of Americans will dine out or order restaurant takeout or delivery today. According to the NRF, the National retail Foundation, Americans expect to spend more than ever on Mother’s Day this year as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at favorite restaurants. Total spending is expected to reach $23.6 billion – the highest in the survey’s 14-year history, topping last year’s previous record of $21.4 billion. Whether consumers pick Mom’s preferred buffet breakfast or her favorite fine-dining dinner, America’s restaurants are stepping up to the …Read More >>

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7.5 million Floridians were exposed to unsafe drinking water in 2015!

According to a newly published, ( May 2017) Natural Resources Defense Council study,  more Floridians are exposed to unsafe drinking water than just about anywhere in the country. This  new study of nationwide violations, notes that the state ranked second in the number of people impacted by violations under the Safe Drinking Water Act based on the most recent data available from 2015. Nationally, 77 million people were exposed to unsafe water, with violations including high levels or toxic arsenic, lead and other chemicals, as well as failure to test or report contamination. To compile the data, the nonprofit looked at …Read More >>

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Is the the 2017 Commercial Ice Machine season starting early?

Memorial Day usually marks the beginning of the Commercial Ice Season and the majority of ice for consumption and refrigeration is purchased in the summer but with temperatures already climbing toward 100 this weekend, I think it might be arriving early this year! The majority of ice for consumption and refrigeration is purchased in the summer, nearly 80 percent between Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to the International Packaged Ice Association. According to AAA / IHS forecast more than 38 million travelers hit the road during the 2016 Memorial Day holiday period, an increase of 1.9 percent over 2015. …Read More >>

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Filter Pure To Display at the Florida Buildings, Engineering and Facility Maintenance Show April 26th, 2017, Booth 921.

Your invited! Stop by and see us in booth 921 at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Wednesday April 26th from 9:00am until 2:00pm. Register FREE On-Line Today  Then Pick Up Your Badge at the Show!  Click here to Register! Remember…. It’s ALWAYS FREE  To Attend a Maintenance Show!