With its heightened awareness around the country in recent years, exposure to lead in drinking water has been a hot topic. Many people know there are related health issues with lead, which causes concern. Lead in drinking water seldom occurs from dissolved rock as water travels through the earth’s crust, like other elements. It enters drinking water as a result of corrosion of service pipes or wearing away of the materials used in the water distribution system, and fixtures with lead solder, especially using hot water. Homes built before 1986 Read more
Quality drinking water has become a hot topic based on the many contaminants found in water today.
There is a myth that drinking softened water will increase the sodium levels within you. There is some truth to this myth, but mostly a false narrative. The sodium level is slightly elevated with softened water, but there is more salt in your diet than one will drink in 2 quarts of water.
Did you know the average American will consume only one percent of the water that enters the home each day? It sure doesn’t seem like a lot of water, but it’s one gallon. High quality drinking water has become an integral part of everyday life. Many homes already use a filtration system including carafe filters, faucet mounted filters and/or reverse osmosis drinking water systems. The market is saturated with many types and brands of drinking water systems and choosing the best for your family is key.
A reverse osmosis drinking water systems provides the home with clean, crystal clear, worry free drinking water. Not only can water be provided at the kitchen sink, it can be hooked up to a refrigerator. There are no pitchers to fill or switches to switch between filtered and non-filtered water. These types of systems can remove a large range of contaminants. Better yet, filter replacement is needed approximately once per year. Using a reverse osmosis drinking water system in your home will not only provide great drinking water, but also provide peace of mind. Read more