Few filtration systems remove all contaminants. But reverse osmosis can significantly reduce some of the most dangerous impurities. So what does reverse osmosis actually remove?
There is no safe level of lead exposure, especially for children. And the contaminant cannot be seen, smelled or tasted. So the only way to know whether lead is in your water is to test for it.
Mercury found in water comes from the natural degassing of the earth’s crust and from human activities such as burning fossil fuels. Too much mercury in the body damages the brain, kidneys, or even a developing fetus.
Chromium-6 is also known as hexavalent chromium. And it’s an industrial chemical that found in the drinking water of all 50 states. Chromium-6 is a known carcinogen, linked to cancer, reproductive issues, asthma attacks and other severe effects.
While aesthetics are not necessarily health-related, they affect the taste and odor of your water. If you don’t want your water tasting or smelling like chlorine, an RO can take care of that.
Chloramines are a derivative of ammonia and contribute to an altered taste or smell in your drinking water.
Cloudiness or haziness in water can be caused by high sediment levels. The higher the sediment level in drinking water, the greater chance consumers have of developing gastrointestinal diseases.
Over 90 Additional Contaminants
A Culligan Reverse Osmosis drinking water system is certified to reduce every EPA-regulated contaminant. More than 100 in total. In comparison to other popular at-home filtration methods, its power is second to none.