How Can We Remove Bacteria From Water?

Ultrafilters, especially steam sanitizable ceramic filters are tremendously effective at removing bacteria. In general a filter with a pore size of 0.2 microns or smaller does an excellent job of removing bacteria. Both of these technologies are used in medicine and industry with great and repeatable success. RO also removes 99.9% of bacteria when operating in spec.

Questions For The End Of April 2019

I have decided to start a regular post for the best and most popular reader questions of the month. So, let’s take a swing at it. WILL A BRITA FILTER REMOVE LEAD FROM TAP WATER? Brita does not advertise that their filter removes or reduces lead. I imagine this is for legal reasons since even the very smallest amount of lead can cause health problems. Brita uses some ion-exchange resin…

Distilled Water And Your Appliances. Protected, Right?

If you have ever read the directions for operating your humidifier, electric iron, CPAP machine, or even coffee maker you no doubt have read where it is recommended to use distilled water. The reasoning is; distilled water, being considered pure, that it will not leave residue thereby clogging up and reducing the efficiency of your appliance. Is this true? As it turns out, using distilled water is indeed a good…