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IN CURRENT CRISIS, AVOID EMPTY SHELVES AND STANDING IN LINES WITH FILTERED WATER

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IN CURRENT CRISIS, AVOID EMPTY SHELVES AND STANDING IN LINES WITH FILTERED WATER

Empty or near-empty shelves have become one of the many symbols of the coronavirus epidemic – a clear sign that things are not the same as they once were. And not just one or two shelves. Go into virtually any supermarket or grocery store across America, and unless they have just finished stocking for the day, you’re going to see rows and rows of shelves devoid of product. It’s an unsettling sight, one that visibly drives home the reality of a situation we’ve never seen before. Among the most consistently empty shelves are the ones housing bottled water. Even with...

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WORLD WATER DAY 2020: THE CLIMATE IS RIGHT FOR CHANGE

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WORLD WATER DAY 2020: THE CLIMATE IS RIGHT FOR CHANGE

March 22 is World Water Day 2020. Held on this day every year since 1993, World Water Day focuses on the importance of freshwater and raising awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. According to the United Nations website, it is also about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. It’s a lofty goal but a worthwhile one. Consider these facts: Today, 1 in 3 people live without safe drinking...

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LEAKING OUT THE FACTS BEHIND BOTTLED WATER

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LEAKING OUT THE FACTS  BEHIND BOTTLED WATER

At CLEAR2O®, we know that RVers appreciate the value of pure, clean water – whether it’s for cooking, cleaning, rinsing or, especially, drinking. They know that campgrounds are notorious for having poor-quality water, filled with sediment, contaminants, plastics, and other sorts of undesirable items. As RV Life describes it in an article from June 2017, “You wouldn’t take a sip out of your RV sewer hose, but connecting to some campground water supply lines could be just as disgusting and dangerous to your health.” And while the water flowing in the streams and rivers of the backcountry may look pure,...

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RV FLOW RATES: HOW TO SPOT THE PROBLEM

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RV FLOW RATES: HOW TO SPOT THE PROBLEM

A question that we often get not only about our RV water filters but RV’s in general is, “Why isn’t the water flow rate faster?” It’s truly a million-dollar question, and one which has multiple answers. The fact is, flow rate is affected by so many factors, it can sometimes require the sleuthing skills of a seasoned detective to get to the root cause. Some of the reasons are related directly to the filter itself; others are a byproduct of other factors that have nothing to do with the filter, like plumbing and hoses. Sometimes, it can be a combination...

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NEED A REASON TO SWITCH TO FILTERED WATER? WE’VE GOT 580 BILLION OF THEM

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NEED A REASON TO SWITCH TO FILTERED WATER? WE’VE GOT 580 BILLION OF THEM

Among the many reasons to invest in water filtration products – pitchers, countertop filters, water bottles, and RV filters, to name a few - is to help reduce the number of plastic bottles that end up in our landfills The numbers are staggering. According to EarthDay.org, Americans purchase about 50 billion water bottles per year, averaging about 13 bottles per month for every person in the country. Worldwide, the numbers become even more eye-popping. A recent article in the magazine Fast Company notes that around the globe, people are using almost 500 billion plastic water bottles per year; that number...

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