Aquanator Shower Filter: Never Travel Without One

By Dr. Bob McCauley

A shower filter.  I never go anywhere without one.  I don’t.   The first thing I do when I get
into a hotel room is take out my pliers, take off the shower head and put on the shower filter I bring with me on every trip I take, whether I am staying in a hotel or a rented apartment.

I take the shower filter out, the filter and my pliers and put them through airport security screening so my luggage doesn’t get searched.  The pliers must be under 7″ (17.5cm) to be shower-filter-boxallowed on a plane these days.  No problem. 5″ pliers work just fine.

red-manThe reason I started doing this is that several years ago I stopped in Kentucky overnight at a Days Inn and the water was so full of chlorine that my skin turned lobster red, and itched so bad that I had to run out and buy some cream in the middle of the night, which helped a little.  I vowed to NEVER be without a shower filter again and I have yet to find a hotel shower head that I could not take off and put my shower filter on.  The difference between showering in chlorinated and de-chlorianted water is amazing.

Chlorine is an unstable molecule that wants to bind with anything it can get its hands on. Aquanator_Shower_Filter-FILTERSWhen it comes in contact with bacteria or viruses, it destroys them in seconds.  However, when it comes in contact with your skin it damages it.  And in a hot shower your skin will absorb up to 12 times any substance, including chlorine, if it is present.   In a hot shower, the steam becomes a carrier for the chlorine which essentially turns it into a form of chlorine gas that is breathed directly into your lungs.  Chlorine is terrible for you on every level.  It’s a known carcinogen – cancer causing element.

KDF removes free chlorine from the water by converting it into an environmentally safe and harmless soluble known as zinc chloride.  That’s why we sell the Aquanator Shower Filter with a replaceable filter cartridge.  The Aquanator Shower Filter will typically remove more than 90% of the free chlorine.  Don’t go anywhere without one!

More information on KDF, carbon and shower filters.   Aquanator Shower Filter.


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About Bob McCauley

Bob McCauley, ND (Robert F., Jr.) was raised in Lansing, Michigan and attended Michigan State University (BA, 1980 in Journalism). He is a naturopathic doctor, Master Herbalist and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. He has traveled extensively, both domestically and abroad, visiting over 32 countries. He published Confessions of a Body Builder: Rejuvenating the Body with Spirulina, Chlorella, Raw Foods and Ionized Water (2000), Achieving Great Health (2005), The Miraculous Properties of Ionized Water, (2006) which is the only book on the market that exclusively addresses Ionized Water, Twelve (Fiction, 2007) and Honoring the Temple of God (2008). He considers himself a Naturalist, meaning he pursues health in the most natural way possible. He studies and promotes nature as the only way to true health. From 2002-2004 he hosted the radio program Achieving Great Health, which was heard by thousands of people each day. His guests included some of the most well-known and respected names in the natural health world. With the help of his father, Dr. Robert F. McCauley, Sr. (Doctorate in Environmental Engineering, MIT, 1953) they started Spartan Water Company in 1992, which sold vended water machines in supermarkets. Robert Jr. founded Spartan Enterprises, Inc. in 1993. He is a Certified Water Technician with the State of Michigan. He is also a Type II Public Water Supply Specialist and has the certifications of S-5 and D-5. The McCauley family has a long history in the water industry. Bob's father pioneered environmental issues regarding ground water and drinking water quality. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1953 for his thesis on removing radioactive strontium from water. He earned his doctorate in Environmental Engineering in less than 2 years, one of the shortest doctoral studies in the history of MIT. He taught civil, sanitary and environmental engineering at Michigan State University for 18 years before retiring to run Wolverine Engineers & Surveyors of Mason, Michigan, for 17 years. His reputation throughout Michigan as a water quality expert was legendary. Bob worked for his father's company for 12 years learning the water business, which dealt primarily with municipalities, including water quality and sanitary sewer issues. After apprenticing with his father, Bob moved on to the bottled water business. He established greater Michigan's biggest selling bottled water: Michigan Mineral – Premium Natural Water. He was introduced to Ionized Water in 1995 and has done more to promote Ionized Water than anyone else in the industry. Bob often lectures and offers seminars on his Seven Component Natural Health Protocol . Bob is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Master Herbalist. He is also a 3rd Degree Black Belt and Certified Instructor of Songahm Taekwondo (American Taekwondo Association).
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