water treatment Tag

Rainfresh systems help fight Haitian cholera outbreak

Four and a half years have passed since Haiti was struck by an enormous earthquake, which killed over 230,000 people and displaced thousands of people. Unable to access safe drinking water, over half a million earthquake survivors have fallen ill with cholera: a bacterial infection...

How to: Pick the right water treatment system for your home

Not sure what's in your water - or how to get rid of it? These handy charts are sure to help!   Chart #1: What's your water like? [table id=1 /]   Chart #2: Is your home urban or rural? [table id=2 /]   Have a question? We're here to help! Call one of our...

Rainfresh sends 20,000 gravity water filters to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

More than 12 million people have fled from Syria's violence, and over 1 million of those refugees have found temporary shelter in Lebanon. Most of them struggle to cover their basic needs: food, shelter and safe water. Living in small, overpopulated shacks and chicken coops, Syrian refugees...

The facts about chlorine & THMs in your water

Most municipally treated water supplies in Canada use [ninja-popup ID=12585]chlorine[/ninja-popup] for water disinfection. [ninja-popup ID=12585]Chlorine[/ninja-popup] is a popular additive for several reasons. Firstly, it is effective at killing and reducing the growth of many microbes including bacteria, viruses and [ninja-popup ID=12589]cysts[/ninja-popup]. It also stays in...