How Do Water Filters Work?

8/5/2014 1:02 AM

Water is a basic necessity of life but drinking dirty water can be deadly. Every year 6 million deaths are attributed to waterborne diseases. There are various methods of water treatment but using a water filter is the safest and easiest way to keep your water clean.

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Activated carbon is a term for a manufactured carbon either coal-based or coconut shell-based. The process is varied for each medium but essentially the carbon is exposed to oxygen to create tiny pores in the carbon at a molecular level. It is these pores that absorb contaminants by chemical attraction.

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Welcome to our most adaptable filtration module, Nanolum. Nanolum is one of the many modules you can use in the Oasis filtration system. This new technology will fundamentally enhance your capability of filtering any water anywhere in the world. Let's first cover what Nanolum can do and then we will talk about how it is able to perform so well.

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The use of hollow fiber membrane for filtration can be traced back to 1830. However, the most accurate representation of the technology we have today was developed around 1960. The uses were for the reclamation of waste-water, desalination, gas separation, and blood diffusion.

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Where does your tap water come from? Every morning you wake up, you brush your teeth, take a shower, make your coffee and wash your apple. All of this is done with tap water. You use it for everything you do but do you know how it gets to you or what is in it? If you are like most people then probably not, you simply trust that the water you get from your tap is clean. .

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You drink water every day but just think, how MUCH do you use? The average household in America uses 100 gallons of water per person per day. Does that number surprise you? Everytime you shower, brush your teeth, shave, wash your food, wash your dishes, get a drink or even wash your car, you are using water. You use water all the time so it is easy to see how quickly that 100 gallons can add up. Like almost everything in life, water is not free. Just imagine every time you turn on your tap you have money falling out rather than water..

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You should be drinking water everyday and, if you are following mother's loving advice, you should be drinking 8 glasses of water a day (roughly half a gallon). Seeing as how ⅔ of your body is made up of water, it is crucial to keep your body hydrated. But what kind of water are you putting into your body? Is it pure water that will keep you hydrated or is it polluted water that will make you sick? If you aren’t careful with the water that you drink, you might have some new friends like bacteria, viruses and other contaminants, flowing through your body.

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Water isn’t really as simple as we think, there are actually many different types of water, crazy right? There is purified water, spring water, distilled water, and a many more past that. This article is to help you understand the differences between distilled water and purified water, and the benefits/risks of them.

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There you are, sitting at home, enjoying a nice glass of ice water. It’s a hot, humid summer morning and you’ve been craving this all night. You turn on the TV to the news, and immediately, the glass slips out of your hand and falls to the ground. Your city has issued a boil alert on the water. As if it’s not bad enough already, the alert has been in effect for the last 12 hours.

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Commonly know fact, 75% of the world is covered in water yet only 1% of that is drinkable. Why is this? Water is great at transporting and housing contaminates that aren’t safe for consumption including: bacteria, parasites, fungi, protozoa, viruses, and particulates. Water borne diseases are attributed to the deaths of a staggering 6 million people a year. You may not live in the bush in Africa but water contamination is a worldwide concern.

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