Q. What does it remove?
FULL LISTING OF DISSOLVED SOLIDS WE REMOVE FROM YOUR WATER
Q. Is it bad to remove all TDS?
A. Todays' filtering technologies cannot discriminate between bad chemicals and good minerals that could be present in the water, the filter removes all of these. Many nutritionists recommend that you receive essential vitamins and minerals from a well-balanced diet, and not necessarily from water alone.
A. ZeroWater® is certified by the NSF to reduce lead below the standards as set by the
EPA (15 ppb). ZeroWater® is the only gravity fed pour through device certified in this
category for lead reduction.
Q. Pharmaceuticals from tap water?
A. ZeroWater® filters have been independently tested to reduce pharmaceuticals from your tap water.
A. PVC is a type of plastic and doesn't leach out of the plastic into our system. Since our
system is certified by NSF and has passed a leach test, there can't be any plastic particles
in our water.
A. Our filters have been independently tested by an EPA certified lab for the reduction of fluoride with an overall reduction percentage of 99%.
A. ZeroWater® filters have materials commonly used in the industry to treat uranium. ZeroWater® filters have not been tested due to the high levels of uranium required for testing.
A. Our filters have been independently tested by an EPA certified lab for the reduction of arsenic with an overall reduction percentage of 99%.
A. ZeroWater® filters have been independently tested to reduce Chloramine. However, the presence of chloramine can reduce the expected life of the filter, so if you have chloramine in your water, you may need to change your filter more often than normal.
A. At this point ZeroWater® filters have not been tested for the removal of phenol.
A. At this point ZeroWater® filters have not been tested for the removal of cryptosporidium (microbiological cysts).
A. The current system is meant to be used with municipally treated, potable water as
the current filter will not remove microbiological contaminants.
Q. Oxygen from water?
A. The filters do not remove dissolved oxygen from water.
Q. Chromium 6?
A. Yes ZeroWater filters are NSF certified to reduce Chromium 6 by 99.7%