Category Archives: Radiation in water

Vortex Non-electric Water Distiller Kit now with drain assembly.

The best non-electric water distiller just got better. The Vortex Non-electric Water Distiller Kit by Highwater Filters now comes with a drain assembly to facilitate the draining of the cooling water inside the bucket. We have yet to see another … Continue reading

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Recycled Wastewater: Will People Accept It as Drinking Water?

I read an interesting article in the National Geographic Daily News about a push to make recycled wastewater, or reclaimed water, more appealing to people on municipal water systems. This could partially help to meet some of our current and … Continue reading

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Is Your Well Water Making You Sick? New USGS Study is Alarming.

A recent study released by the USGS shows 13% of private wells in the U.S. ¬†are contaminated with levels of metals and other elements above the set safety standards for health. Contaminants of particular concern include arsenic, uranium, manganese, radon, … Continue reading

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Tensions rise at Fukushima; Nebraska braces for possible nuclear accident.

Events at Fukushima continue to be tenuous. Workers are desperately trying to inject decontaminated water into the reactors in an attempt to cool the reactor cores. But the process was suspended today after only 90 minutes, due to pipe leakage. … Continue reading

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Highest radiation levels to date at Fukushima

In a devastating blow to the people of Japan, Tepco announced today that the highest readings yet (up to 4,000 millisieverts per hour at reactor No. 1) were recorded inside the Fukushima reactor. This announcement comes on the heals of … Continue reading

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