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Reverse Osmosis Systems for Better Water Quality

Households need water for cooking and drinking and we want to ensure that our family only get safe and tasty water, which can be delivered directly to your home through the reverse osmosis process used by a water purifying system .

Today, many of us depend on public or private sources of water. While they may clean out the water that goes into our home from particulates, water treatment plants still use chemicals to kill all viruses and bacteria. They have removed harmful germs, yet put back harmful chemicals which can be bad to humans. Despite all their efforts of making our water clean, there are still dead bacteria, chemicals, and industrial waste particles left in our water. When these contaminated water reaches our homes, we are at the risk of contracting diseases.

Private wells as well are not safe to drink since they also have the same chemicals which can even have higher concentrations. What can contaminate wells are the excessive pesticides and herbicides from farms which also contains viruses and hazardous bacteria.
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With reverse osmosis the water coming from public or private sources are forced through a partially porous membrane that leaves chemicals behind and then they get washed out.
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These reverse osmosis membranes have very tiny pores a little bigger than the size of a water molecule. When water molecules are forced through the pores under pressure, only pure water is able to pass through and leaves all the pollutants behind, and the pure water then goes to a storage tank. The water containing all the contaminants that were unable to pass through the membrane ultimately goes down to drain. Reverse osmosis systems are able to deliver purely clean water to our homes because they can efficiently stop contaminants from entering our systems and these contaminants can include dissolved minerals and solids, heavy metals like lead, bacteria, chlorine, chemicals, pesticide, herbicides, viruses, and other industrial contaminants.

Installing a reverse osmosis system for the whole household will cost you dearly. So you can set up a smaller system that will cover only the requirements for cooking and drinking. A small system installed in your kitchen will be a more practical option where you can add a separate tap for water that is coming from your storage tank. Opening the tap for your small system will let the water from the storage tank pass another filter which is responsible for removing odors and tastes from the water and what comes out of your tap is pure, clean, and tasty water.