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Get the water quality you want - The Galveston County Daily News : Coastal Communities

October 25, 2014

Get the water quality you want

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2 comments:

  • kevjlang posted at 4:14 pm on Thu, Aug 29, 2013.

    kevjlang Posts: 3010

    I don't think that Reverse Osmosis makes sense at a municipal level. It doesn't even make sense at a whole house level. Your grass doesn't need purified water, your clothes certainly don't. You don't even need it in your shower. Your toilet most certainly doesn't. Probably less than 10% of the water used by a typical home is used for cooking and drinking. They are fairly expensive to operate, and if more than 90% of the water flowing through isn't going to be used for purposes requiring it, that's a lot of money to waste.

     
  • AdamM posted at 3:23 pm on Thu, Aug 29, 2013.

    AdamM Posts: 1

    While there are many filtration systems on the market, including the system the water runs through first before getting to your taps, nothing compares to the quality of water a reverse osmosis system can produce. With such a system, such things like boil advisory warnings and contamination warnings won't affect those who have it. They are great systems, and should be what all cities use for their water filtration needs.