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Solid Block Carbon Filters

Solid Block Carbon Filters

Solid Block Carbon Filters Pros & Cons   60% of the human body is made of water. 71% of earth’s surface is covered with water.4% of air is made of water. As you can see, water represents an essential part of our life. We drink it, we cook with it, clean with it and so on. But don’t you find it frustrating that tap water contains around 10 million bacteria (according to dailymail). As pure as it seems, Adam’s ale...
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Best Water Test Kit

Best Water Test Kit

    Have you ever wondered how clean your water actually is? Tap Score is the only home water testing service to apply toxicological and epidemiological research to your water’s contaminant profile in order to give you a full picture of how your drinking water affects your health. With a range of testing kits to suit all needs and budgets, you will find one for you. All you need to do is test, send off and wait for the results...
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Is RO Water Good for You?

Is RO Water Good for You?

RO Water Is Good For Health Or Not? The RO water treatment, also known as reverse osmosis water treatment, was introduced in North America way back in the 1970s. Since then, it has grown largely popular in many parts of the world. Today, the technology is mostly used by companies producing and distributing bottled water as well in government installations, manufacturing plants, and military bases. However, the questions remain: Is RO water good for you? Is RO water healthy?  ...
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Do Brita Filters Remove Lead?

Do Brita Filters Remove Lead?

Before you buy your Brita water pitcher, there’s several often asked questions, one of which is this one. So before choosing which size Brita pitcher you need, let’s dig a little deeper. Brita filters are world leaders in water filters. But do Brita filters remove lead? In this article, we will show you how these filters work, and what substances they can remove from the water. Brita Filters optimize piped water, saving you a lot of money at the end of...
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Reverse Osmosis Reviews Pros And Cons

What factors determine the quality of an RO system?   Buying a new reverse osmosis system can be a bit of a minefield. There’s so many different products available, numerous brands and it’s ever so easy to just purchase based on price alone. Subjective reviews and feedback are important in deciding which product is the best one for your needs. It’s good to see other users comments about the pros and cons of their own system and not just what the...
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What is Reverse Osmosis?

So What Is Reverse Osmosis? The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) defines “contaminant” as any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. That being the case, you know that there will be contamination in all water, but the levels and contents will vary hugely. Some contaminants may be harmful if consumed at certain levels in drinking water. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. Reverse Osmosis is a water filtration technology...
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Installation of the RO System Membrane

How To Tell If RO Membrane Is Bad An RO system features 2 or 4 stage filtration panels through which water is passed before declaring it pure for drinking purposes. Each filtration panel is designed with its own special purpose to purify the impurities from the water like dissolved particles, chlorine and other soluble compounds. The Reverse osmosis membrane is located at the final filtration panel and works to purify water from micro-particles and serves the purpose of de-chlorination as...
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Reverse Osmosis Troubleshooting

Reverse Osmosis Troubleshooting

Reverse Osmosis Troubleshooting Suggestions A reverse osmosis system is the most commonly used water purification method used at homes. Water filtration systems are continuously used, and require proper cleaning and maintenance at regular intervals. However, sometimes even with proper maintenance routines, certain problems can arise with these systems. Many a times these problems can be resolved easily, without the need of a plumbing engineer or specialist filter technician, by following certain troubleshooting techniques. However, appropriate knowledge of the troubleshooting tips...
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The Importance Of An Alkaline Water Filter

According to many health experts, alkaline water is the healthiest form of water to drink. Many professionals claim that it slows the aging process, prevents various chronic diseases, as well as balance the bodies’ pH level. These claims are backed up by several studies, including one in which participants experienced lower cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood glucose. Sounds pretty good so far, right? In another study, “The Journal of the International Society of Sports Medicine” concluded that participants who drank...
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Does Reverse Osmosis Remove Bacteria?

    What is Reverse Osmosis? Reverse Osmosis (RO from hereon in), is a process to de-mineralize or de-ionize water by pushing it under pressure through a semi-permeable, one-way RO Membrane. The membrane works to separate contaminants from the water you want to use. Think of it as a very fine mesh with holes large enough to let through molecules of water but too small to allow “unwanted” particles to pass through. RO can remove many types of dissolved and...
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