Reverse osmosis, or RO for short, is a water purification
system that aids in the removal of contaminants within the water, impurities,
and total deposited solids. Most people install RO systems under their kitchen
sink for several reasons: one being that their whole home has been softened by
a softening system which is not drinkable, or their home already came with it.
Here is a more in-depth list as to why one would want a RO system in their
Improved water quality: RO systems can remove a wide
range of contaminants from water including bacteria, viruses, and heavy metals
such as lead, chlorine, fluoride, and other harmful chemicals. By removing
these elements, you are left with a healthier cleaner and ultimately better
Cost-effective: Using RO systems will eliminate the need
to buy bottled water for your home as you are able to drink straight from your
kitchen sink faucet.
Environmentally friendly: RO systems can effectively help
reduce human’s carbon footprint on our environment by significantly reducing
the amount of plastic being tossed to landfills daily.
Convenience: Having a reverse osmosis system in your home
means you always have a steady supply of filtered water free of chlorine on
hand, saving you time and money.
Health benefits: RO systems in the end are probably one
of the best avenues to protect your body from harmful contaminants within our
potable drinking water. In addition, each person using a RO system is aiding in
a more sustainable future.