Paragon donated 10,000 water filters for use in sports bottles
Paragon Water Systems of Clearwater, Fla., a long-time supporter and Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) Platinum Sponsor since the foundation’s inception, has donated 10,000 filters for use in sports bottles. The donation of the filters follows a donation made in 2011 of 10,000 stainless steel sports bottles. The filter is designed to improve taste and remove bacteria from the water. It can be used in the bottles donated by Paragon or the newly designed WWIF bottle after changes to the cap are made to accommodate the filter.
These filters are built using ResinTech premium ion exchange resins and activated carbon products. Filters are filled fresh from the manufacturing facility to give them maximum shelf life. Each product is individually lot numbered to provide traceability through the company’s quality program. Each lot number provides the complete history of a filter, including date of manufacture, assembly location and quality control of the media.
The HCS is a free-standing countertop filter housing designed to attach to most kitchen or bathroom faucets to provide safe, clean, great-tasting filtered water without modifications to plumbing fixtures. The housing is made of medical-grade stainless steel and will accommodate one ¼-in. BSP thread filter candle. Flow rates from 0.4 to 1 gpm are available, depending on filter choice.
This filter’s pleated design gives it a high surface area, providing excellent flow and dirt-holding capacity with minimal pressure loss. Constructed with carbon-impregnated media, it provides resistance to bacterial attack. It is ideal for non-chlorinated water supplies in which sediment reduction is the primary purpose of the filter and when taste, odor and chlorine reduction are desired.
Single-cartridge COAT fusion-bonded coated filter housings feature a 3M fusion-bonded epoxy coating for resistance to seawater, wastewater and harsh chemicals. The coating has been tested and certified to ANSI/NSF Standard 61 and meets the requirements of AWWA Standards C213 and C550. They feature excellent chemical resistance, resist cavitation and cathodic disbondment and offer high adhesion and toughness. They protect over a wide temperature range and are lightweight for lower shipping costs.
More than 50,000 filters have been distributed since 2006
In collaboration with Safe Water Team (SWT) and its partner Safe Water Ghana Inc., Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) was able to implement the first phase of its project in Bagliga, Ghana. The 100-family project was partly funded by the children of St. Paul Lutheran School in Boca Raton, Fla., who, in addition to providing clean, safe drinking water to the village, are busy collecting uniforms for donation to villages throughout the world where WWIF maintains a presence.
The filter company is giving away a complimentary gift with the purchase of selected items for Father's Day
Filtersfast.com, an online retailer in water and air filters, announced an eco-friendly promotion with ZeroWater Home Purification Filtration Systems. ZeroWater, makers of a dual ion exchange filter pitcher system, is giving away a complimentary gift with the purchase of selected items carried on Filtersfast.com for Father’s Day .
ZeroWater recently was named a “filter that really works” in Good Housekeeping magazine and appeared in a special segment on The Today Show.