The Miracle of Clean Water

Posted on Jun 17 2014 - 12:10am by Susan Bewley

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Pelican Water Systems. The opinions in this post, however, are honest and my own.

One of the hardest things for me when I started my weight loss journey was drinking water. For years, I wouldn’t drink water because it tasted absolutely terrible. This lead to me drinking lots of soda, unless I was in one of the few cities I thought had great tasting water. As I got older and tried differing filtering systems, I learned it wasn’t that I hated water – it was that I hated the taste of tap water. Once I did a bit of research, I was shocked at all the chemicals in tap water and how it isn’t as pure as we may think! Below, I have an infographic that I thought did a  fantastic job talking about tap water and what we can do to make it even cleaner for ourselves and our family.

The Miracle of Clean Water Infographic
Presented By Pelican Water

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Susan Bewley is a professional writer who has been writing content online & in print format for over 10 years. As well, she is an alumni of the University of Louisville with a Masters Degree in Special Education. When not working as an online business consultant or ghost writing, she can be found writing on Budget Earth, on her own novel, or working with various entities in the pet industry.

16 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Shannon June 17, 2014 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    I would love to have filtered water. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Peggy Humbracht June 17, 2014 at 10:05 pm - Reply

    We have well water and though we do not have chemicals in it as city water or treated water, we do have chemicals in it. It would be wonderful to have a system that could purify our water that makes it chemical and mineral free.

    • Susan Bewley June 17, 2014 at 10:38 pm - Reply

      As odd as it sounds, I LOVE well water! I lived in a barn in northern NJ for nearly 3 years and that was our water. 🙂

  3. Paula Ball June 18, 2014 at 12:18 am - Reply

    My doctor has told me to not even drink my well water(I have an autoimmune disease). There is some type of amoeba that is in the water that has actually killed a couple of people in south Louisiana.

  4. Trish F June 18, 2014 at 12:56 am - Reply

    After seeing this, it makes me happy that I don’t live in a big city, and I have my own well. Nothing is put in my water, it doesn’t come from a sewage treatment plant and there is no added chlorine or fluoride. I still use filtration though to help with the high sulfur, but I’m glad otherwise my water is clean.

  5. Brigid OHara Koshko June 18, 2014 at 8:48 am - Reply

    WOW! I never realized what was in our water. We drink a lot of tap water and now I think I will be looking into purchasing a filter for not only my family but my critters too.

  6. gabriel June 18, 2014 at 8:57 am - Reply

    This is the most important thing we must consider for a healthy life.

  7. alihaider June 18, 2014 at 11:17 am - Reply

    It’s a very effective filter to get pure water.I’m very much interested to get one.

  8. lisa June 18, 2014 at 11:50 am - Reply

    I drink water all day long. I can’t seem to get enough. I do filter the water before drinking.

  9. Terri S June 18, 2014 at 11:36 pm - Reply

    This is very informative. It’s a great chart. Thank you for sharing.

  10. Sharon Siqueiros June 19, 2014 at 4:04 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the info including the chart. We have a filter on our faucet in the kitchen and still buy water by the gallon (ohhh, the dreaded plastic!!which also screws up the water after a while)
    Thanks again

  11. jen June 19, 2014 at 4:19 pm - Reply

    It is unfortunate that, with all this modern technology, the water isn’t of better quality. Of course, I guess I should just be thankful that we don’t live in a third world country where no clean water is available at all.

  12. Rialle June 19, 2014 at 4:54 pm - Reply

    As much as possible, I try to stay away from drinking tap water. I mean I always order water whenever I go to restaurants, but I never drink them. Mostly because I don’t drink sodas and it’s the only water I would ever drink. But if I do drink the water they serve, I always have to ask for lemon.

  13. melisa June 20, 2014 at 2:53 am - Reply

    Very informative. I am very picky about my water. I wonder how those unregulated chemicals get in water supplies? Thanks for sharing! I like your infographs!

  14. Miranda McCallsiter June 20, 2014 at 10:14 am - Reply

    I drink mainly tap water. Tap water at dinner, restaurants, tap water when I’m on the road even. I’ve been wanting a filtration system because of the taste and I have had a Brita but wasn’t impressed. It just takes up so much room and it really slows the flow of the water. Now I have a better reason for a filtration system and a great reason for cooking with filtered water.

  15. Edna Williams June 22, 2014 at 8:09 am - Reply

    I have well water and have never found a filtration system I really liked. This might be worth looking into. Thanks for sharing!

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