Q: What is Water Filtration?
A: Water filtration is the process of removing contaminants such as iron, color, odor, chemicals, and bacteria from water to make it safe for drinking. Water filtration systems usually involve using one or more filters for the removal process or other effective methods of purifying water.
Q: My water tastes terrible. What could be the cause and solution?
A: The main cause of the bad taste of your water is contamination, which can be iron, lead, fluoride, nitrates, etc. Treating your water can be at the point of entrance to your home or the point of use. If you intend to treat your drinking water at the point of use, the best solution is the Reverse Osmosis filtration system. Contaminants such as iron, lead, fluoride, nitrates, and much more can be removed from your water through Reverse Osmosis. Also, you can improve the taste of your water with the Reverse Osmosis filtration system.
Q: How do I know what my water contains?
A: Read your local “Consumer Confidence Report” to know what your water contains if you receive water from a municipal water supplier. But if you get your water from a private well, take your water for a water analysis from a reputable laboratory.
Q: Which home water filtration systems should I purchase?
A: The result of the water analysis you carried out will determine the right water filtration system to buy. Find the system that can effectively remove the contaminants discovered in your water. Verify with a certified plumber the right system to buy for your home water system.
Q: After installation, do home water filtration systems require servicing or parts?
A: Yes. All home water filtration systems need regular servicing and may need parts, filters or membranes replacement. See the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions.
Q: My water contains chlorine. Is chlorine harmful?
A: Chlorine is not harmful; the only problem with it is the unpleasant taste and odor it creates. Also, chlorine is said to react with natural organic materials like leaves that is why you cannot wet your garden with tap water directly without removing the chlorine first.