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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Osmosis Egg Experiments?

Osmosis is the phenomenon whereby a high concentration of water passes through a semi-permeable membrane to an area with a lower concentration of water. By using just an egg and a few other househo... Read More »

How to Reverse Osmosis?

In osmosis, the solvent (the substance that dissolves) migrates through a semi-permeable membrane from a region of lower solute (the substance that gets dissolved) concentration to a region of high... 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 »

Is reverse osmosis harmful?

On One Hand: The process itself is not harmfulReverse osmosis refers to the process of passing water through a membrane with miniscule openings. These openings do not allow the large chemical makeu... Read More »