WATER 101

Why Our Carbon Fiber Is Better

Why Our Carbon Fiber Is Better

Posted by Dan B. on Sep 20th 2017

The main vision behind the MUV Adaptable Water Filter was to design a filter system that adapts first, to water contamination and second to how the user intends to filter their water. We are using some very innovative filter technologies but one that is often overlooked is the Activated Carbon Fiber (ACF). Most people think this is the same activat … read more
Using Water To Create Electricity

Using Water To Create Electricity

Posted by Dan B. on Jun 22nd 2017

Have you noticed how dependent upon electricity we are? The alarm that wakes us up in the morning requires electricity, so do the lights that keep us from walking into walls and the air conditioning that keeps us cool on a hot summer day. Electricity keeps our fridges running so our food doesn't spoil it keeps our TV's running so we don't get bo … read more
Can Soda and Alcohol Dehydrate You?

Can Soda and Alcohol Dehydrate You?

Posted by Dan B. on Feb 23rd 2017

Seeing as 60-70% of our body is made up of water, there is a lot we must do in order to keep ourselves hydrated. It has been commonly stated that we need to drink (8) eight ounce glasses of water each day if we are to stay hydrated. This has been debated over and over again making it hard to know how much water we really should drink. Some say that … read more
Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Posted by Dan B. on Nov 9th 2016

Water is a necessity for life. We simply can't live without it. Our bodies are full of water, it is in our bloodstream our cells and everywhere else in between. The amount of water in the human body varies between genders. A male's body is generally made up of 60%-65% water while a female's body usually ranges from 55%-60%. Regardless of gender tha … read more
Activated Carbon - What is it?

Activated Carbon - What is it?

Posted by Dan B. on Sep 5th 2016

What is activated carbon? Activated carbon is a term for a manufactured carbon either coal-based or coconut shell-based. The process is varied for each medium but essentially the carbon is exposed to oxygen to create tiny pores in the carbon at a molecular level. It is these pores that absorb contaminants by chemical attraction. Types of activa … read more
How Do Water Filters Work?

How Do Water Filters Work?

Posted by Dan B. on Aug 8th 2016

Water is a basic necessity of life but drinking dirty water can be deadly. Every year 6 million deaths are attributed to waterborne diseases. There are various methods of water treatment but using a water filter is the safest and easiest way to keep your water clean. There are two classes or types of water filters based on how they filter; Size E … read more
Nanolum - A New Filtration Technology

Nanolum - A New Filtration Technology

Posted by Dan B. on Jun 11th 2016

Welcome to our most adaptable filtration module, Nanolum. Nanolum is one of the many modules you can use in the Oasis filtration system. This new technology will fundamentally enhance your capability of filtering any water anywhere in the world. Let's first cover what Nanolum can do and then we will talk about how it is able to perform so well. … read more
Hollow Fiber Membrane - What Is It?

Hollow Fiber Membrane - What Is It?

Posted by Dan B. on Mar 15th 2016

The use of hollow fiber membrane for filtration can be traced back to 1830. However, the most accurate representation of the technology we have today was developed around 1960. The uses were for the reclamation of waste-water desalination gas separation and blood diffusion. How do hollow fiber membranes work? Hollow fiber membranes are small ho … read more
Does Tap Water Need To Be Filtered?

Does Tap Water Need To Be Filtered?

Posted by Dan B. on Jan 16th 2016

You go to a friends house for a party and want a glass of water. You see that he has a water filtration pitcher in his fridge. You immediately laugh and think that he is being overly cautious about his water, but maybe he isn't. Let's take a look at why you should filter your tap water. Where does your tap water come from? Every morning you wake … read more
How much are you spending for your water?

How much are you spending for your water?

Posted by Dan B. on Oct 27th 2015

You drink water every day but just think, how MUCH do you use? The average household in America uses 100 gallons of water per person per day. Does that number surprise you? Everytime you shower brush your teeth shave wash your food wash your dishes get a drink or even wash your car you are using water. You use water all the time so it is easy to se … read more