What Contaminants Does Reverse Osmosis Remove?

Do you have a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system in your home or business? Are you curious about what RO removes? Well, here ya go. Reverse Osmosis (RO) does not offer the guarantee of 100% removal of any single contaminant. In onsite water analysis, it may indeed be found that a contaminant found in the feed water is not detectable in the water produced by the RO. However, this result may…

What Makes One Water Better? Memphis Aquifer Versus Youngstown Meander!

I was recently asked whether the water in my adopted hometown of Memphis, TN, or that of my birthplace, Youngstown, Ohio was better. As it turns out, both municipalities deliver safe, clean drinking water. However, there are differences that lead to a different end product, different threats to the source water, and different taste. This comparison question is a good one because these two water products are vastly different. Let’s…

How can I get safe water overseas?

A lingering question for overseas and Mexico travelers has to do with gaining assurance that safe drinking water is readily available. The tap water quality in many poorer nations is indeed questionable and can cause intestinal upsets and even more serious illnesses. The good news is that the major water bottlers have an impressive market penetration all across the globe and while safe bottled drinking water is not universally available across the…