Water filters

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  1. wil

    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    How do you filter your tap water? Carbon based filter? Whole house system? Reverse Osmosis? Distiller? Ceramic? Ionic?
     
  2. shawn

    shawn Well-Known Member

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    Carbon prefilter.
    Reverse osmosis.
    Glass bottles.
    I would love a whole house system, but the costs are at present prohibitive.
    I like hot baths, but fluoride is not a nice bath salt of choice, it is administered to me under duress.
     
  3. wil

    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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  4. Paladin

    Paladin Purchased Bewilderment

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    I use a Brita pitcher. We have pretty clean water here in Colorado but I love the taste of chlorine free water.
    When BPA became an issue we began a search for good water bottles. Nalgene does make a BPA free product now I understand.
     
  5. wil

    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    What is the Brita pitcher and filter made of?

    Water problem in the west is giardia and the plague yes?
     
  6. GlorytoGod

    GlorytoGod There is a River

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    I have no idea, just fill up a jug that has a filter in it.

    but I have no idea how it works.
     
  7. 17th Angel

    17th Angel לבעוט את התחת ולקחת שמות

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    Same as glory no freaking idea, and don't care... I turn on the tap water comes out... That is all I care about it... lol

    My dogs have a fountain to drink from that is carbon filtered. But that is mainly to stop hair and crap getting in the water... And carbon is obviously good for a carbon based life form.
     
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    Paladin Purchased Bewilderment

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  9. Jaymore

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    Hi wil

    I’ve gone through the links provided, cool stuff.

    A whole house filter can be a bit harder to choose. For most city water, a simple whole house carbon filter may be more than enough. However, some people who have well water may find that they need a specialty water filter that can remove iron from the water, or need hydrogen sulfide removal etc.
     
  10. AndreG

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    Hello,

    I purchase distilled water

    It is safest and I make sure to eat mineral rich foods, so the lack of minerals in Distilled is not an issue for me
     
  11. TripleGem

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    Reverse osmosis works for me.
     
  12. juantoo3

    juantoo3 ....whys guy.... ʎʇıɹoɥʇnɐ uoıʇsǝnb

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    Which one is best for filtering human hormones and medications from the drinking water supply?
     
  13. Sam Albion

    Sam Albion akaFrancisKing:ViveLeRoi!

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    ...nun's tights. Preferably in American Tan, seven denier. The water can't be hot, though -- the nuns scream.
     
  14. shawn

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    An old idea that is really low tech is a solar still and it will remove all the bad.
    But then one needs to re-mineralize it.
    You can google how to build one, they are dead easy to do and if you have sunshine, you can make water clean.
     

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