Contaminants Facts

Complete Guide to Home Water Filtration

Whether your tap water comes from the city or a well, it is guaranteed to contain some levels of pollution from inorganic minerals to man-made chemicals and by-products. Many of these conta...

How does UV Light Water Treatment Work?

What are UV Filters? UV filters are a type of water filtration system that use ultraviolet light to purify water. They are commonly used in households, as well as in industrial and commercial setti...

Do I Need A Whole House Filter?

TweetWhat is in our water?Most tap and well water in the U.S. contain moderate to heavy levels of contamination from industrial and environmental pollution. All sources of water whether it be a l...

Differences Between POE And POU Water Filtration

Tweet Like0 If you have ever wondered about the main differences between POE (Point-of-Entry) and POU (Point-of-Use) water filters, then you have come to the right place. Understanding the main f...

I Can't Install A RO System Because I'm Renting, HELP!

You are in luck! If you rent an apartment, condo or house, you can still enjoy the exceptional water quality and cost saving benefits of a reverse osmosis system by simply installing a countertop R...

Drinking Water Contaminants - Xylene

What is Xylene and how is it used?A xylene is any of a group of very similar organic compounds. They are clear liquids with a sweet odor. The greatest use of xylenes is as a solvent which is much...

Most Common Water Contaminants Index Page

Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. U.S. EPA sets standards for approximately 90 contaminants in drinking wat...

Drinking Water Contaminants- Vinyl chloride

This is a factsheet about a chemical that may be found in some public or private drinking water supplies. It may cause health problems if found in amounts greater than the health standard set by ...

Drinking-Water Contaminants- Trichloroethylene

This is a factsheet about a chemical that may be found in some public or private drinking water supplies. It may cause health problems if found in amounts greater than the health standard set by ...

Drinking-Water Contaminants - Toluene

What is Toluene and how is it used?Toluene is an organic liquid with a sweet, benzene-like odor. The largest chemical use for toluene is to make benzene and urethane.The list of trade names given...

Tips on Protecting Your Home from Ecoli

Have you heard of Ecoli but not knowing exactly what it is? E coli is a bacteria that occurs naturally in people and animals. It is in the intestines and in fecal matter. E coli can end up in foo...

Drinking Water Contaminants - Thallium

What is Thallium and how is it used?Thallium is a metal found in natural deposits as ores containing other elements. The greatest use of thallium is in specialized electronic research equipment.T...

Drinking-Water Contaminants- Tetrachloroethylene(PCE)

What is Tetrachloroethylene and how is it used?Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) is a colorless organic liquid with a mild, chloroform-like odor. Its greatest use is in the textile industry, and as a com...

Drinking Water Contaminants- Styrene

What is Styrene and how is it used?Styrene is an oily organic liquid with an aromatic, almost floral odor. Initially, styrene was used primarily in the synthetic rubber industry, but it is curren...

Drinking Water Contaminants - Selenium

This is a factsheet about a chemical that may be found in some public or private drinking water supplies. It may cause health problems if found in amounts greater than the health standard set by ...