Purified Drinking Water |Water Filtration System Fort Worth
There are different types of water treatment systems, more than most homeowners realize. The most common water filtration system in Fort Worth are reverse osmosis and whole house filters, and are used for the purpose of purified drinking water, and clean water to cook and bathe with.
The best means of obtaining sparkling clean, great tasting water in your home is to first know what contaminants are in your water. In other words, a water treatment system for your home should be individualized to “fit” your home’s needs. For example, if you have elevated iron content in your water, you will need a system that effectively removes iron. Not all water treatment systems are created equally. They are designed to address different water problems.
In general, water treatment systems reduce the concentration of contaminates rather than remove 100% of them. Drinking water standards are in place in the U.S., and any water filtration system in Fort Worth should meet these minimal standards.
The concentration of contaminants in your water’s natural, untreated state, will affect how much is removed and how often the system will require service. A higher concentration of contaminants in the water’s natural state, will likely result in higher levels after treatment, and will shorten the service life of filters and membranes.
Not all water can be used in some systems. There are factors involved that must be met by some systems, such as water temperature and pressure, total dissolved solids (TDS), iron, hardness, and chlorine. The manufacturer’s specifications for water supply must be compared to your water to ensure that you receive the water filtration system in Fort Worth that you require.
Any water treatment system will require monitoring and routine maintenance. For example, chlorinators require monitoring and carbon filters must be replaced. Periodic water testing must be done for specific contaminants. It is important that you know the type of maintenance that will be required, who can provide it, and how often it must be provided before you purchase any system.
Carbon Water Filtration
Carbon Filtration will improve the taste, odor and clarity of drinking water. Carbon filtration is commonly used to filter chlorine and chloramines from city water. Carbon is a recognized treatment technique for removal of certain organic contaminants. However, carbon will not remove total dissolved mineral salts (TDS) from water. The system you purchase should be based upon the system you need for the cleanest water possible. A water analysis will reveal the contaminants you will need removed by a water filtration system in Fort Worth.
Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration
Reverse osmosis is one of the processes that make desalination (the removal salt from seawater) possible. Reverse osmosis is used for water filtration, recycling, and wastewater treatment. In the process of treating potable water a number of steps are often used in purification systems that include reverse osmosis. These steps typically include a sediment filter, a secondary filter with smaller pores, an activated charcoal filter, a reverse osmosis filter, a secondary carbon filter to further remove chemicals, an ultraviolet light for sterilization of any remaining microbes and Nano materials. Variances do apply among various water filtration systems in Fort Worth.
How a Water Treatment May Benefit Your Fort Worth Home
The installation of a water filtration system in Fort Worth can be at a single location such as a kitchen sink. Alternately, a whole house water filtration system may be installed on the water main before water enters the home, providing clean, clear water to every tap and appliance in the home. If you are ready for sparkling, clear, clean and odor free water give us a call. Our licensed plumbers are water treatment specialists who will advise you of the best system for your home’s specific needs.