Home RO User Safety Tip

The popularity of home water purification systems is growing rapidly. As we read about more municipal drinking water horror stories it is only normal for people to want to protect themselves and their loved ones by purchasing home water purification technology. As I have mentioned before, without a good, scientific understanding of water, the consumer will be taking on unadvertised health risks with a home water purification system. More often than…

How A Reverse Osmosis Membrane Works.

Let’s get technical and cut open an RO membrane and see how it works.  The common RO membrane is called a Thin Film Composite or TFC. Several manufacturers make them including KOCH, Dow, DeSal and others. Save for some personalized recipes, these different brands are pretty much identical to each other. Forget for now the questions about why this process is called reverse osmosis and let’s just focus on how…

Is Drinking Pure Water Harmful?

This is a question that I see debated every day, and most of the answers are not well thought out. But as with most water discussions, mis-truths and misconception seem to be the rule as opposed to the exception. So let’s get to it. The first thing to remember about pure water, is that there are very few, if any, commercial sources where an average person could buy pure water.…