Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water

By July 27, 2016Blog

Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water In Your Home or Business

Many people are rightly concerned about the various chemicals, bacteria, and particles in our drinking water. There is a way to get fresh, clean drinking water which is generated in your own home via reverse osmosis.

A home reverse osmosis system is a series of tubes and filters which clears any impurities from the water. Many users of reverse osmosis systems report that the water obtained this way smells and tastes better than regular tap water.

Reverse osmosis systems are similar in concept to desalination plants, which pump seawater through a series of filter membranes to remove salt and other particles. The filter membranes used in these systems can be small enough to filter out individual blood cells and viruses.

Replacing bottled water with reverse osmosis

If you choose to drink tap water due to preference or necessity, installing a reverse osmosis system can eliminate the hassle of purchasing and storing bottled water. The system is installed under your kitchen sink, and filters water from the main supply before it flows through the tap. Generally, these systems filter between 0.5 and 3 litres of water per hour, but have a storage tank to store water over time as it is filtered.

Reverse osmosis systems are mechanically simple, and the only maintenance they require is the occasional filter change. Filters vary by effective lifespan, but are usually designed to filter between 1500 and 5000 litres before they need to be changed. Depending on your water consumption, this means it is often several years before the filter needs to be changed.

Types of reverse osmosis systems vary depending on the water pressure, processing time, and temperature required by the user. There will be a model to suit your requirements. If you have any questions about a reverse osmosis drinking water system, you should call us today as we are experts in the installation and maintenance of such systems. We can give you an idea as to the type of system which might best suit you, and we can install it for you if you decide to get one.

If you would like an obligation free quote, or some simple advice on a plumbing matter, call us today.

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