Monthly Archives: October 2010

Poisons from PVC pipe may be the least of our worries . . .

One of the recent comments on the last post, got me thinking: After reading this article: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyvinyl_chloride and this article: www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/d/dioxins.htm and this article: www.pvc.org/FAQ/Do-products-made-of-PVC-contain-dioxins And this article about water (water dissolves more substances than any other liquid) ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/waterproperties.html and … Continue reading

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PVC pipe: does it poison water?

There have been some questions regarding toxins leaching from the pvc piping used in the filters described on the website referred to in this blog. Because of construction requirements we are limited as to our choices. Copper pipe has adverse … Continue reading

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