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Keep it original!

"Now, just like in the old days, you still need to fill your tank through a hose. The difference here is the garden hoses nowadays can be made from recycled plastics that break down and create a plastic taste in the water."

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What number/colour is your water?

Many years ago I took a customer’s bore water sample to the Gold Coast City Council’s laboratory for testing, as he wanted to make sure it was safe to top up his rainwater tanks. It passed everything, except one thing. It failed because it had a colour rating of a number 23. Not understanding this new testing system, I questioned it and was told if water had a colour rating of 7 or more it was not suitable. (7 was where the colour was just visible to the naked eye.) At around this colour point, when adding chlorine to this water, it could create THM’s. Trihalomethane's or THM’s, used to be listed on the government website advising that it is...

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Travel Warning. Fires create new problems with our water.

In true Aussie spirit, many travellers are wanting to head off and support the towns impacted by the recent fires. Even with the millions of dollars being promised to go to those who really need it, there are other businesses that just need trade, not aid. This is great, but proceed with caution! Our water quality has changed and at the moment the authorities don’t have all the answers. It’s new territory for them as well. Add to that, some water treatment plants have been damaged and are still under repair. Let’s step back before the fires, we had the drought. Water levels were getting lower as it was. Some councils, that usually run off a dam system {surface water}...

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Backyard Experiment

BACKYARD EXPERIMENT - SilverSafe™ technology In 2002, before we took the SilverSafe™ technology in to have it officially tested, we thought we would do our own backyard experiment to see if we were really on to something! AIM Compare our B.E.S.T. SilverSafe™ cartridge against a standard silver impregnated cartridge. Note: ‘silver impregnated’ is also referred to as silver infused; silver embossed; Nano silver; etc. SPECIAL NOTE The supply water used was straight, untreated rainwater from a house that has a metal roof flowing into old concrete tanks. The filters were exposed to the western afternoon sun. PROCESS Manifolded housings were set up so that an equal amount of water will travel through both filter systems. - The first housing, position...

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No More Ebay

Due to recent activities on Ebay, all of our resellers have agreed it's best for all, including you, not to sell our B.E.S.T. Water Filters on these commercial sites. Here are a couple of examples that have caused problems: Problem 1/. We were contacted by a person that bought a filter from ‘someone’ on Ebay. [...]

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