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…

Thoughts for Home Drinking Water Products

I have designed, sold and operated ever manner and size of industrial, medical and drinking water system known to mankind, yet I do not have any stand-alone water purification technology in my home. I am an advocate for safe drinking water, disapprove of fluoride, and find events like the one in Flint, MI to be unacceptable. Still, other than the GE water filter on my refrigerator, I have no stand-alone…