Articles in Category: Chorine

Answer: Perhaps the two most important considerations would be pore size and chlorine capacity. The smaller the pore size, the greater protection the carbon block offers you through your Whole House unit or your RO membrane. But remember the smaller the pore size the more impact the carbon block filter will have on your gpm […]

Answer: DI Cartridges and In-line DI Filters: Deionization removes ions (heavy metals or salts) dissolved into the water. RO membranes: Membranes remove bacteria, virus, metals, salts (ions). Carbon Filters: Carbon block filters absorb chlorine, chemicals and filter particulate matter. Sediment filters: Sediments filter out particulate matter only. The top quality water purification system is built […]

Answer: More carbon contact time, more chemical removal, better taste and odor removal. Is buying the three filter unit ‘worth’ the extra money? It is if your inlet water is really of very poor quality. It is if you want to protect your membrane. If your incoming water has a high chlorine content, the second […]

Answer: RO systems are capable of removing certain biological contaminants such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia.  The pore size of the RO membrane along with the amount of pressure applied to the water will generally determine the rate of reduction of such contaminants.  The Water Quality Association (WQA) states,  that while RO membranes are reliable for […]

Background Is your chlorinated city water killing you? Water suppliers began chlorinating water early in the twentieth century to reduce the spread of water-borne pathogens such as cholera and typhoid fever. Although the water treatment was successful, many other chronic diseases began, such as heart disease and cancers, causing many individuals to seek a quick […]