[GSBN] Off topic question about water filtration

Graeme North graeme at ecodesign.co.nz
Sun Dec 7 20:30:58 CST 2014


Chris

Some in-line carbon filters seem to be pretty good at getting rid of a whole lot of nasties including lead - worth looking into at least for drinking water. For 100% pure then you may need to look at distillation, and there I suspect that there may be some nifty solar jobs around now.  

Graeme


 
On 8/12/2014, at 5:30 AM, Chris Magwood <chris at endeavourcentre.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I know this isn't really a straw bale question, but I thought all the excellently researched brains on this list might have some thoughts on the issue...
> 
> We're looking for advice on a good, whole house water filtration setup specifically to deal with municipal water. So we want to be removing flouride, chlorine, lead & other pipework metals, plus (if it's possible), the pharmaceuticals that are showing up in municipal water.
> 
> I know about reverse osmosis, but am wondering if there are other paths that anybody has researched or experienced?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Chris
> 
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