Reverse Osmosis is the process by which water passes through a membrane in the direction opposite of natural osmosis, addressing both the taste and purity of water. Through a sophisticated, engineered process, it removes unpleasant odors, metallic taste, and leaves drinking water crystal clear.
Hard water is the most common residential water problem in the United States. The issue occurs naturally when minerals like calcium and magnesium dissolve into your water supply. It leads to soap build up, staining, and dry, irritated skin.
For treating hard water, consider getting a water softener
The quality of water, desirable for efficient cleaning and minimal corrosion, that results from very low amounts of calcium and magnesium.
Obviously you know what bottled water is.
But we're guessing you haven't really considered what bottled water isn't.
A substance in water that is harmful or otherwise undesirable. Same as pollutant.
A measure of the opacity, or cloudiness, of water that is caused by particulates.
Raw water is natural water found in the environment that is untreated and has not had any minerals, ions, particles, bacteria, or parasites removed. It includes rainwater, ground water, water from infiltration wells, and water from natural water sources like lakes, rivers, springs, and streams.
Distilled Water is water that has had its contaminants removed through the distillation process, which involves boiling water and collecting the steam that has had the toxins and contaminants removed.
Ultraviolet Disinfection (UV)
A process by which intense ultraviolet light is used to kill bacteria and other micro organisms.
Water that has been improved by a water treatment plant and is ready to be delivered to customers.
There's more to learn. Here you'll find a list of water-related terminology that goes deeper than what you've seen so far.