Even if you get tap water from a public source and it has been treated by a municipal facility, it might not be completely free of contaminants. It might still contain fluoride, chlorine, microbes, or other substances that can give it an unpleasant odor and taste, and possibly even endanger your family’s health. Installing a reverse osmosis drinking water system can improve the quality of the water that comes out of your faucets.
How Reverse Osmosis Works
Pressure forces water through a membrane that removes solids and microbes. Water passes from the side with a higher concentration of contaminants to the side with a lower concentration. That process yields cleaner water.
It’s easy to maintain a reverse osmosis drinking water system. The filters and membranes simply need to be replaced according to the manufacturer’s guidelines.
Reasons to Install a Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water System
If your tap water tastes or smells bad, installing a reverse osmosis system can change that. If members of your family don’t currently drink enough water, they will be likely to consume more if it tastes better.
The quality of your food can improve with a reverse osmosis system. If the water that you use for cooking has a more pleasant taste, it stands to reason that your meals will also taste better.
If you don’t like to drink the water that comes out of the tap and you’re buying bottled water, you know just how expensive that can be. Installing a reverse osmosis filtration system can be a much more cost-effective option. The upfront cost is relatively low, and you’ll save money month after month.
Contaminated water isn’t just a nuisance. In some cases, it can be a serious health hazard. A reverse osmosis filtration system can remove harmful substances and give you confidence that the water your family is drinking is safe.
Learn More about Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Systems
If you’re concerned about the quality of your tap water, contact Tri-County Water Services. We can start by collecting a sample for testing. If we discover that your water does in fact contain contaminants, we can tell you if a reverse osmosis drinking water system is the right solution. Call us today at (610)857-1740.