Whole House Water Filtration System Articles

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Whole House W ater F iltration S ystem A rticles I have a intank tetra 125 gallon per hour filtration system..40 gallon wide mouth tank with two RES, 1 year old and a 6year old. Sorry for those who think I need a better tank..maybe i should just take him back to he concrete parking lot where i found him…A simple question that can be answered just critisim The best control is frequent water changes. And a MUCH larger tank than the one you have.

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You should have a borehole pump and then I would suggest fitting a header tank above the pump. You can get a float switch in the tank to get the pump to fill it when it goes low. If you make the tank high enough (I would say about 10 feet) you will get enough pressure. Then you can fit your filter on the wall outside your house at the incoming point to the house and connect it to the tank with a pipe.

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Option two will be to run from the pump to the filter and have a presseure switch on the line if the pressure goes low the pump will come on. Otherwise you can fit a paddle flow switch on the water line and if the tap opens the water will flow and the pump will come on. My gran and my sister had the water header or reservoir system and my sister had the filter on the wall.

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We have a 10 gallon tank and tried using our tap water, which is well water. We do have a filtration system but still have high iron levels. We lost all but one goldfish. The other day he looked like he was on his last leg, so I took it out of the tank and put it into a little bowl filled with water that was filtered through a Brita pitcher. He’s doing MUCH better.

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The risks of tap water are dictating a path to water purification systems. These purification systems are necessary for the pure water and good health they afford. We can no longer afford to take either for granted as the level of pollution in tap water will harm us and our families. A suitable filtration system for the home is the residential reverse osmosis systems. Reverse osmosis is the method used by big manufacturers who require pre water. Although an expensive method there are scaled down residential reverse osmosis systems for the home. The one major downside of a residential reverse osmosis system is that the method removes even beneficial trace minerals like magnesium from the water. Our bodies require the trace minerals  for good health.

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Reverse osmosis residential systems are best if you have turbid water, lead and other heavy toxic metals. It also has the benefit of requiring minimum maintenance unlike a variety of other filtration and purification methods.  However because the process has a slow yield rate adequate storage is required in the home before the installation of the residential reverse osmosis system. They are also reliable for removing the total dissolved solids which are usually made up of sodium or chlorine compounds.

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The residential reverse osmosis systems have numerous brands in the market, and you can look at consumer reviews in order to make the right choice. Also make a point of researching into the company’s profile and reputation especially when it comes to after sales service.

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There are many reasons that your family may need a water filtration system. To our family, it’s more like insurance, than anything else. No matter how safe the treatment facilities say that it is, we can never really trust what comes through that tap. The treatment centers are doing the best that they can, but there are just too many issues in today’s environment. Things like herbicides and pesticides. Now, we hear about drugs and hormones.

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Not long ago it was lead, from aging pipes and solder joints. And, of course, since chemical disinfection is one step in practically every public water filtration system, we have to worry about chlorine and its by-products. The list just keeps growing. I took the time to evaluate a number of different technologies that have been adapted to fit a home water filtration system. Most contain activated carbon, which is good at removing chlorine. It was used in masks in World War I to counter the affects of chlorine gas, a chemical weapon. Activated carbon granules can trap some other chemicals, too, but alone, it cannot do the whole job.

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The only way to be safe is to use a water filtration system that is certified for cryptosporidium and guardia cyst removal. They are the two most common. Both types grow on animal feces. Both cause intestinal distress and diarrhea. They are most dangerous to the very young, the very old and those who are already ill, because their immune systems cannot fight off the infection. Last but not least, an ion exchange stage in a water filtration system will balance the mineral content and pH, making it healthy to drink and fresh tasting. Some purifiers, like distillation and reverse osmosis remove all mineral content, which is not good for your digestive system. Balanced is better.

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