Many people have heard that reverse osmosis systems are highly effective at filtering unhealthy and even harmful particulates from the water that your drink. All tap water will have some unhealthy matter in it, and this includes municipally-treated water as well as well water. With RO systems, the water is forced through a semi-permeable membrane that captures 99.9% of these contaminants. Through this filtration process, the water can be healthier to drink and can taste better. It also can remove hard water particles that can damage your pipes, appliances and other items.
Drinking salt water is never advisable but in places where clean, drinking water is scarce, it might be the only option. Salt naturally dehydrates the body which is why it would try to get rid of it. Lack of water will eventually lead to serious dehydration symptoms such as dry mouth, headaches, dizziness, rapid heartbeat and low blood pressure. In severe cases, it could even lead to kidney failure as the body can no longer produce urine. Fortunately, through today’s advancement in water treatment technologies, reverse osmosis (RO) systems can desalinate water for safe drinking. Here’s how: Continue reading
Water is a necessity for life and industry. With the water shortage in California, people are looking for ways to get clean water. One of the solutions that shows promise is using reverse osmosis (RO). RO has been in use for desalinating seawater. It works by applying pressure on untreated water, pushing it through a fine membrane that allows water molecules to pass but not larger particles.