Ion exchange water filters use a simple chemical reaction to remove ions from water. In this guide, we’ll take a look at how this process works, discuss the benefits and drawbacks of ion exchange water treatment, and conclude with whether...

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Filtered water can be a cost-effective way to maintain optimal health for your plants. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks of different types of water solutions for your plants. We’ll also discuss the different filtration methods and...

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The average cup of drip coffee is 98% water. It’s no wonder then that water quality has a major impact on the taste of your home brew. In this article, we’ll discuss the difference between using tap water and filtered...

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It’s no secret that every homeowner wants only the purest water running through their entire household.   A wide range of contaminants can make themselves into an unsuspecting home’s water supply, such as chlorine, or even lead! Lead is a neurotoxicant...

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Most bottled water commercials show images of pristine springs and natural waterfalls. Unfortunately, due to years of pollution, the reality is that there are many microscopic chemical compounds floating in virtually every natural water supply. Since the water supply feeds...

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Websites and social media love to bombard us with fitness-related propaganda every day: exercise equipment, healthy meal ideas, and supplements like raw whey protein, to name a few. As useful as these products may be, we seldom see advertisements regarding...

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“Get plenty of fluids and rest.”  Most of us have received this advice when we’re sick, whether from our mother, our doctor, or the good ol’ Internet. Our bodies naturally push us to rest more when we’re ill. We head...

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Caring for an infant or toddler can be a tumultuous experience, to say the least. Given their developing bodies and vulnerability to illnesses, all aspects of a baby’s day require extra attention. And their dietary needs are no exception. One...

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On a daily basis, we’re bombarded with reminders to drink more water. Water’s benefits are highlighted by various sources, from peer-reviewed studies to celebrity influencers. And indeed, water can bring about many rewards, from weight maintenance to improved mood. This makes...

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We’re all acquainted with mercury in some form or another. The chemical may have been a part of your science lessons, or you may have had dental fillings made from it. Mercury, an organic material, has crept its way into...

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Microplastics are sesame seed-sized particles that are ubiquitous in our oceans, food supply, and drinking water. Their presence in the global water supply has faced scrutiny from activists and politicians alike. And empirical data has linked them to adverse health effects,...

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What comes to mind when you hear “chlorine?” Your backyard swimming pool, perhaps? The chemical is, indeed, found in many swimming pools. However, you may have been able to taste it in your tap water, too. Municipalities include chlorine in...

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It’s no secret that lead has a bad reputation. The negative impact of this heavy metal on the human body was documented as early as 2000 BC.1 Lead has been mined for many millennia and shows up in common products...

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Depending on where you live, there’s a good chance that the water flowing through your faucets started out as groundwater. Groundwater accounts for more than one third of the drinking water used in the United States1. What starts as rain...

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Increased energy. Beautiful skin. Happiness. The benefits of staying hydrated throughout the day are many, as water is essential for virtually every single one of our bodily functions. If you’re struggling to power through your week with focus and stamina,...

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Although the positive effects of clean water for humans are now widely studied and documented, there is less research on the importance of clean water for our pets. Should filtration be a point of concern when you’re filling your dog’s...

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Health-conscious parents know how difficult it can be to get their kids to drink more water.  Most of our children simply lack the knowledge of the importance of hydration and simply can't be bothered to drink more water. 

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Over the last decade, bottled water sales and consumption have grown by almost 40 percent. In 2020 alone there were 15 billion gallons sold in the United States, and in 2019 the amount of bottled water sold translated into an...

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Whether you’ve been a fan of Aquagear since the inception or you’re just getting acquainted with our company and products, we hope it’s as clear to you as our water that our mission goes beyond creating affordable, effective home filters....

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Our mission for Aquagear Foundation is to end water poverty within our lifetime. We aim to achieve this goal by donating a portion of all our filter product sales to the foundation. One hundred percent of these proceeds go directly towards installing new filtering systems to villages and communities that need them most. 

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