Many people have heard of "reverse osmosis" or even "reverse osmosis water,"  but most don't know what "reverse osmosis" actually is.

In the 1950's, reverse osmosis was employed in the quest to desalinate saltwater in an effort to make potable drinking water. Since then reverse osmosis systems have been used in homes where water is less palatable due to a high mineral content or other contaminant levels.

Reverse osmosis (RO) systems are also used in manufacturing processes to provide water that can be used in clean rooms or sterile environments. They are also used in bakeries and restaurants to provide water for steam ovens. Pharmacies and dialysis systems utilize water filtered by a reverse osmosis system for patients who may be particularly susceptible to contaminants, bacteria, and cysts in unfiltered water.

Are you wondering if an RO system is the best choice for your water filtration needs? If you have questions, we have answers!

Click here and check out our Reverse Osmosis Frequently Asked Questions page. It answers many questions often asked about RO water filtration systems, including installation and maintenance questions.  Here are some featured questions:

  • How does a reverse osmosis system work?
  • Does a reverse osmosis system remove impurities like bacteria and cysts?
  • Where do I install the reverse osmosis system? Does it always need to be mounted under the kitchen sink?
  • Does RO remove parasites such as bacteria, cysts or cryptosporidium?

One advantage to shopping with is our staff. We have eight staff members who are Certified Water Specialists. If we can help you select the perfect RO system for your needs or if you have questions about an existing one, contact us. We would be happy to help.

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