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Micro plastics in drinking water

Micro plastics in drinking water

Much has been said about the problem of single-use plastics polluting the planet. A bit less has been said about the extent to which those plastics are polluting our bodies too. A study by the University of Newcastle estimates that the average human consumes roughly...

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Tannin in Drinking Water

Tannin in Drinking Water

Cleaning rainwater tanks now that it is finally raining has brought about an increase of the issue of tannin in drinking water. We have been receiving calls and a lot go something like this; “Our water has gone brown and it smells” It looks a bit like the water in…

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Using Surface Water for Drinking Water

Using Surface Water for Drinking Water

As suppliers of bulk drinking water we have often been asked can using surface water for drinking water be an alternative to rainwater. The simple answer is yes. It can be a very affordable alternative to supplement your rain water supply. But the treatment design and setup must be performed to exacting standards.

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Coconut Shell Carbon Filtration

Coconut Shell Carbon Filtration

Coconut shell represents one of the newest and most promising options for activated carbon block filters. The density of micro-pores is much higher in coconut than in other forms of activated carbon, meaning it has more surface area and more general porosity. By way of comparison, it contains 50 percent more micro-pores than bituminous coal. This makes coconut better able to adsorb volatile organic chemicals, which are otherwise difficult to remove from water.

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The Difference Between Water Filters

The Difference Between Water Filters

This post is designed to answer the question of what is the difference is between water filters. Hopefully, after reading this you will understand the differences and ensure you are receiving the right filtration system for your house or premises. Firstly a definition...

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