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Water Treatment Alternatives - How Do They Compare?


There are several popular modes of water treatment and purification currently available. In fact, the market has become so overwhelmed with water treatment products that it can be difficult for a consumer to know which option best suits his or her needs. Each mode of water treatment has its strengths and weaknesses, and each has particular situations for which it is ideal.

In the following paragraphs, you can read a brief overview of three common methods of water purification: reverse osmosis, distillation, and water filtration.

Included in this overview is an explanation of the process each water treatment method uses, as well as a listing of the contaminants that each method will remove from drinking water. We hope that as you peruse this overview, you will become more educated about water treatment alternatives and will be able to choose the most appropriate method for your specific needs.

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