Which Shower Head Water Filter Is Best?

With any “which is the best” product question comes the same begging from me. What is your source water? Describe the problems that you want to address. How many gallons of water pass through your shower head per day? There are four main filtration media used in the various commercially available shower water filters. All the media are safe, sound, universally known and accepted media, however what makes sense for…

Home Water Filter Shortcoming #2 – Ion Exchange Resin

Continuing in this series let’s talk about ion exchange resin (IXR). IXR is a staple of the water treatment industry and for the water engineer it serves as an effective tool for treating water for virtually every application imaginable. Much of IR is created from a plastic bead in which chemically active exchange sites are attached to the bead. The exchange sites enable one charged particle to be held on…