Sustainable Water Filtration

Having access to clean, safe drinking water is a fundamental necessity. With the increasing concerns about water quality and the environment, many people are seeking effective and sustainable ways to ensure their water is pure and healthy.

Gravity water filters are designed to remove a wide range of contaminants from your water, including bacteria, parasites, heavy metals, chemicals, and sediments. These filters utilize advanced filtration media such as activated carbon and ceramic elements to provide you with pure, crystal-clear water.

In the long run, using a gravity water filter is much more cost-effective than buying bottled water. By investing in a good-quality filter, you can enjoy clean and safe water for an extended period without the recurring costs of bottled water purchases. The filters typically have a long lifespan, often measured in thousands of gallons. This means you don’t have to replace them frequently, further reducing your long-term costs.

Gravity filters are incredibly user-friendly as they don’t require electricity, plumbing, or complex installation. Simply pour tap water into the upper chamber, and gravity does the rest, providing you with purified water in the lower chamber. You can then store the filtered water in glass jugs for long-term storage.

Alexapure sustainable water filtration system

Sustainable water filtration

In times of natural disasters or emergencies, having a gravity water filter on hand can be a lifesaver. It ensures you have access to safe drinking water when your regular water supply may be compromised.

Not only do gravity filters remove contaminants, but they also enhance the taste and odor of your water. Say goodbye to the chlorine taste commonly found in tap water, and enjoy the pure, refreshing flavor of water.

We use the Alexapure filter system. Another popular gravity filtration system is Berkey.

We chose it over a reverse osmosis system because water treated with reverse osmosis is dead water. Dead water is what it sounds like, water that has been stripped of all essential minerals. Yes, the water won’t have chemicals, fluoride, or other impurities in it, but it’s not doing your body any good. Dead water has been linked to motor neuronal disease and cancers. This is the same with distilled water.

Gravity Filtration systems offer a holistic approach to water purification, providing clean, safe, and delicious water while reducing waste and environmental impact. By making the switch to a gravity water filter, you not only invest in your health and well-being but also contribute to a more sustainable and eco-friendly future. Say goodbye to the uncertainties of tap water and bottled water, and embrace the convenience, reliability, and purity of gravity-filtered water.

Whitney Stokes

Whitney is a naturalist who started in 2018 to encourage natural and sustainable living.

This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. Barbara Alfeo

    Wow! This is super helpful. I have been thinking about this too, but we haven’t gotten there yet.

    1. Whitney

      I’m glad you found this helpful. It’s so worth it in the long run!

  2. Oh wow, I’ve never heard of this!! I love that it needs to be replaced less often, thus creating less waste. I’m sure that’s worth the investment!

    1. Whitney

      It is! We have had ours for little over 2 years now and have only changed the filter once!

  3. Jo Fitzgerald

    Wow, I have never heard of dead water and always wondered why you shouldn’t drink distilled. These systems sound great for places with a less than ideal tap water supply.

  4. Hannah Cremona

    This is great. I often overlook the issue of ‘dead water’. thanks for the reminder.

    1. Whitney

      Dead water is not well known. I didn’t know what it was until I did some research after being sick from drinking reverse osmosis. It’s scary to think that it’s so harmful!

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