What is Empowered Water ?

  1. What is "Empowered Water"??


    I am interested in carpet cleaning and came across this:


    Then carpetguru10 tries to debunk these claims: https://carpetguru10.wordpress.com/

    Zerorez claims that they clean without "chemicals", by which I take them to mean harmful chemicals. They have a patent for using "Empowered Water" on carpets. The company that makes the Empowered Water generator is EAU technologies http://www.eau-x.com/ but I think there are other companies out there making similar generators.

    The generator produces an acidic and a basic aqueous solution, "Primacide C" and "Primacide B", respectively. The one zerorez uses to clean carpets is the basic solution, diluted to around 10.5 pH.

    Is this just low-concentration NaOH(aq)?

    I have taken some chemistry classes and am familiar with redox and electrochemical cells. Could someone explain why this "Empowered Water" is so safe? And would drinking it bring me to a state of "enlightenment"?

    Concern about this subject within the carpet-cleaning community is expressed here: http://mikeysboard.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=46811

    Furthermore, how does a product like this [[ http://www.masterblend.net/store/product.php?productid=16163 ]] "self-neutralize"?
  2. jcsd
  3. Re: What is "Empowered Water"??

    'Eau-X' doesn't half read like 'hoax'
  4. Re: What is "Empowered Water"??

    Why in the world would you want to drink a product that has a catchy name without knowing what is in it?
    Septic tank cleaning companies were known as the "Honey Wagon". Would you drink the liquid from that truck - obviously not since you know what sewage is, so don't fall for clever marketing as so many consumers are wont to do.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thead via email, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?