How long does the process of water cremation take?
This can take up to 4 hours. The process is complete once the body has been broken down and all that is left are bones and dental fillings.
Is it legal in the USA?
As of right now, aquamation is legal in 19 states, these are; Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming
Is a casket required for water cremation?
One of the reasons why aquamation is more cost effective way of doing a burial is because you do not need to be spending a lot of money on caskets.
Can the family still have a memorial service after the process?
Certainly, the ash is completely safe to handle, much in the same way as a fire cremation. The solution used is a proven sterilization that leads to the remains being disease free.
How long has the process been around?
The process has been around for a while thanks to it being used as part of the breakdown of pets, so that owners could still cremate their pets. For use in funeral facilities, the practice has been since 2011.