Water Filtration Crock Review: Saratogamama.com

Colleen Pierre at Saratogamama.com reviews Smyth/Cid Portable Stoneware Water Filtration Crock

A special thanks to Colleen Pierre and everyone at Saratogamama.com for the positive review of our Smyth/Cid Stoneware Water Filtration System. You can check out her video review here and more details on Saratogamama.com! If you live in the Saratoga County area, do yourself a favor and check out SaratogaMama: it’s a fantastic online resource […]

Is there lead in my water supply? How to get rid of it.

how does lead get in drinking water, and how to remove it

Updated 2-8-16 Lead is a naturally occurring metal. Much of the lead we encounter comes from human activities such as fossil fuels, mining, and manufacturing. It can be found in lead-based paint, batteries, ammunition, solder and pipes, and x-ray protective equipment. Due to an increased awareness of the health hazards of lead, many sources of […]

Is Fluoride In Drinking Water Bad? How To Remove It?

Is fluoride in drinking water bad for you?

Since the 1940’s, fluoride has been introduced to municipal drinking supplies across the country. Approximately 67.1% of the US population receives fluoridated water for the purpose of reducing cavities. Flouride prevents cavities by binding to tooth enamel, making the tooth more resistant to acid attack from bacteria. As a result, fluoride is often included in […]

Are There Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water?

Pharmaceuticals in drinking water

When you fill a glass of water from the faucet, whether it’s well water or city water, there’s a chance that you’re getting more than hydration. According to the Associated Press, you could be drinking a witches’ brew of pharmaceuticals: drugs for aches and pains, infections, seizures, blood pressure, hormones for menopause, drugs for depression, […]

Water Bottle Infographic

Bottled water is convenient to be sure, but when you look at the big picture, the cost of convenience may be too high… This infographic, presented by Online Education, reveals some interesting facts. The price of bottled water is up to 10,000 times the cost of tap water. 40% of all bottled water is taking […]

Podcast: Contaminants in 20 Percent of U.S. Private Wells

Learn about sources of groundwater contamination

More than 20 percent of private, domestic wells contain at least one contaminant at levels of potential health concern. About 43 million people—or 15 percent of the Nation’s population—use drinking water from private wells, which are not regulated by the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act. USGS scientist Leslie Desimone discusses the study, the contaminants found, […]

New: Water Filter Crock Diagrams

Baltic Water Filter Crock Diagram

Some of our customers are a little confused how our stoneware water filtration crocks actually work without water pressure or power. To help understand how our water filter crocks work, we have just published some nifty diagrams. Each diagram reflects the different models of water crocks available. The technology is actually quite old, dating back […]

Updated Ceramic Filters: Removal of Lead, Arsenic, Fluoride, + More

CeraMetix® Ceramic Filter Candle - 5"

Waterfiltercrock.com is happy to team up with AquaCera to develop a ceramic filter that removes contaminates that municipal water facilities miss, resulting in safe water, free of chemicals, drugs, and other undesirable impurities. We also wanted a filter that could be used for lake houses and cabins, where running water and power are unavailable, with […]

Waterfiltercrock.com Now Accepting Bitcoin!

Now accepting Bitcoin for water filtration crocks!

Wondering what to do with you fancy new bitcoins? How about buying a water filtration crock? Waterfiltercrock.com is now accepting bitcoin payments! Our water filtration crocks are great for everyday use, removing impurities from your tap water. Our crocks are also great for emergencies, when running water is unavailable. Filter lake or stream water using […]