Whole-house water filtration systems
A whole-house water filtration system installed where water enters the home plumbing system is an effective way to filter out common water problems found in municipal water systems and home well water systems, such as organic and inorganic materials (e.g., microbiological contaminants) and particulates (e.g., rust, sand, and silt). Odors, chlorine, chemicals, and other contaminants can all be eliminated from your household water with the use of a whole-house water filtration system. Depending on what water issues a particular household is trying to address, customized water filtration systems could utilize different types of media and membranes. Activated carbon and other types of carbon are widely used as filtration media, removing various volatile organic compounds (VOCs), pesticides, petroleum-related compounds, and other contaminants.