Questions tagged [water-purification]

The process of removing undesirable chemicals, biological contaminants, suspended solids and gases from water.

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Can I use this chlorinating liquid to disinfect my drinking water?

I have well water coming into my system and I noticed that in my water storage tank there are small particles floating around. It really could be anything, but I decided to buy some chlorine to treat ...
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Is solvent fitted 2” pvc safe for use with drinking water?

I have a 500 gal outdoor drinking water storage barrel, that I want to attach a hydrant to (the hand operated type) Yes I know the water will need to be disinfected after pulling it from the barrel. ...
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Is it okay to install a sediment filter backward in a reverse osmosis system?

I just had my reverse osmosis system serviced. The technician said that the sediment filter had some problem in passing water. The water pressure was low in the correct (or marked) water flow ...
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Why has my water filter made my water less clean?

A few years ago I installed a Whirlpool under sink water filtration system that I purchased from Lowes, as part of a kitchen renovation. I've just replaced the carbon filter again (following the ...