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Facts About Bottled Water

1.)    Only 1 in 5 plastic bottles are recycled 2.)    Americans consume over 8.6 billion gallons of bottled water 3.)    Most tap water is more heavily tested and regulated than bottled water 4.)    Plastic water bottles can take between 400 and 1,000 years to decompose 5.)    It requires 3 times the amount of water to produce a plastic bottle than it does to fill it 6.)   Bottled water costs over 1,000+ times more than tap water 7.)    Last year, the average American used 167 water bottles, but only recycled 38 8.)    In many taste tests, tap [...]

San Diego Schools Detect Lead in Water

A recent report from the California State Water Resources Control Board indicated that there are 11 schools within San Diego county that had an unsafe amount of lead found in the drinking water. The report came from testing the waters of all schools last year between February and December of 2017.  The 11 schools are listed below as follows: Alice Birney Elementary in San Diego Boulder Oak Elementary School in Alpine Cesar Chavez Middle School in Oceanside Emerson/Bandini Elementary in San Diego. Grapevine [...]

San Diego Water Audit Delayed

The city of San Diego have announced that they will have a delay on the audit report that was supposed to come out in June for some San Diego citizens that have been over billed for their water. The city auditor has reported that they have gone over their 2,000 hour budget for the audit already. The audit started in February after many homeowners and news outlets started to complain about their abnormally high water bills. Hopefully we have [...]


Another happy customer! Patel Rosen of San Diego has done her part in sharing the knowledge and benefits of clean healthy water with her friends, and in return has won herself all of her money back! Congratulations and thank you Patel! Below is pictures and video of Patel explaining what it's like to own a machine from One Water Systems. 

What Makes Carbon Filters Essential?

Most water companies out there are using a carbon based filter. Most companies out there will leave it just at that without much explanation. Maybe you're wondering to yourself "How exactly do carbon filters work and why does it have to be carbon?" Carbon filtering is a method of filtering that uses a bed of activated carbon to remove contaminants and impurities, using chemical adsorption. It does this by absorption: pollutant molecules in the fluid to be treated are trapped inside the pore structure [...]

Raw Water

Here at One Water Systems we are all about having the cleanest and healthiest drinking water around. However, there has been a new trend that we just can't look past. Raw water is starting to become a thing and we disagree with it. Raw water refers to unfiltered, untreated and unsterilized water that’s collected from a spring or the atmosphere. While the water flowing in the streams and rivers of the back-country may look pure, it can still be contaminated with [...]

Why Do We Measure pH?

The reason we measure pH (potential of hydrogen) is to tell how acidic or alkaline that substance is. Having the right pH levels is essential to a lot of things. For example, most alcoholic beverages have a pH under 7, or acidic, whereas most aquariums have a pH that is over 7, or alkaline. A well-maintained pH is essential to many things we do and use on a daily basis. The reading is taken based off of the ion activity [...]