More than 316 contaminants are found in U.S. water supplies, according to Waterlogic USA’s Lisa VanWyngarden in the May 2016 issue of Water Technology.

A carbon filter is the most common method of filtration. A 1 micron activated carbon block filter can provide even more filtration. Furthermore, specialists recommend a carbon filter and ultraviolet purification system to prevent bacteria.

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