Well we certainly can’t live without it. We can live without food for up to five weeks but we can only live without water for up to 5 days. In today’s world we cannot be certain exactly what is in the water we drink from the tap, or even the bottled water we buy. Is it pure water? What exactly is in our tap water and is it good for us?
In order to kill off harmful bacteria and other microorganisms to make clean water our drinking water is treated with a large number of chemicals. Along with these chemicals your water can contain toxic metal salts, hormones and pesticides, lead and more.
Chemicals typically found are:
- Fluorine compounds
- Trihalomethanes (THMs)
- Arsenic, Radium, Aluminum, Copper, Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, and Barium
- Hormones and Pharmaceuticals
According to Medical College of Wisconsin research team “The addition of chlorine to our drinking water began in the late 1800s and by 1904 was the standard
The healthiest water doesn’t come from your tap, or in a bottle. For truly healthy water in your home, the answer is ‘selective filtration’. Activated Carbon water treatment filters can distinguish between pollution and trace minerals. Aquasana products are convenient, economical and produce the best tasting water.
Aquasana is a leading water filtration company with the sole focus of providing best-in-class water filtration products so everyone can enjoy great-tasting, healthy water. Based in America, the company markets drinking water filters, shower filters, and whole-home water filter systems that remove over 60 harmful contaminants from water including chlorine, chloramines, herbicides, pesticides, industrial solvents, lead, and mercury.
Aquasana’s advanced twin cartridge, multi-stage filtration units combine the most effective technologies available.
This patented process selectively filters out chemicals such as chlorine, lead, VOCs, THMs, MTBE and over 100 common tap water contaminants. Sub-micro filtration removes turbidity and effectively removes more than 99.99% of bacteria, Cryptosporidium and Gardia (chlorine resistant parasites). This leaves the natural minerals intact, providing healthy, great tasting water.
Unlike bottled water, home water filters are required to document the purity of the water they produce.
Certificate of the Department of Health Services, California, USA, confirming that the AQ-4000 water filter has ‘met the testing requirements pursuant to Section 116830 of the Health and Safety Code’. >> View the Certificate
Certified performance data sheet confirming that the AQ-4000 complies with NSF Standards 42 and 53, and is certified by the California Department of Health Services Drinking Water Treatment