What is the definition of reverse osmosis?

Answer Reverse osmosis occurs when a solvent passes through a semipermeable membrane in a direction opposite to that for natural osmosis, when it is subjected to a hydrostatic pressure greater than the os... Read More »

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What Are the Dangers of Reverse Osmosis?

First, there was the bottled water craze born in the 1980s and vilified in the first part of the 21st century for its materials waste and carbon footprint. Next there were small, affordable water f... Read More »

What should the pH of reverse osmosis be?

The pH level of reverse osmosis water depends on the pH of the water before it it undergoes the reverse osmosis process. According to Free Drinking Water, the pH of water should range between 6.5 t... Read More »

What size reverse osmosis system do i need?

On One Hand: Consider More Than the Basic System RatingThe amount of water needed daily for drinking and cooking is about 1 gallon per person per day. When considering a system size, consider not o... Read More »

What Are the Dangers of Reverse Osmosis Water Filters?

Reverse osmosis, or RO, water systems involve filters that use a very thin membrane wrapped around itself several times. The water is forced slowly through this membrane, which has spaces so small ... Read More »