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What Makes Water Hard?

Water is referred to be “hard” if it contains high levels of magnesium, calcium, and other alkaline minerals in it. Scientists use the pH scale to measure hardness in water by measuring the hydrogen-ion concentration in the liquid. Low pH indicates the water is acidic while high pH means water Read more…

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What Is Reverse Osmosis (RO)?

It is one of the popular and best water filtration methods available in the market today. It works by forcing water across a semi-permeable membrane, leaving contaminants behind that are then flushed down the drain. In other words, this method allows you to deionize or demineralize water by forcing it Read more…

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History of Reverse Osmosis

A brief history of reverse osmosis  Reverse osmosis, popularly known as RO water is a process through which water is passed through a semi-permeable membrane. Ions, molecules, and larger particles are removed (Wikipedia).  In 1748, a French physicist called Jean Antoine Nollet used a pig’s bladder in reverse osmosis as Read more…

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How Does Groundwater Become Polluted?

Groundwater is water under the earth’s surface held in soil pores and in cracks in the rocks. Pollution of groundwater is a major problem that is affecting everyone. Little is being done by people in authority to manage water pollution. Where does groundwater come from? After precipitation (rain, snow, hail, Read more…

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