What Is Reverse Osmosis?

There are different types of home water filtration systems available in today’s market, but one of the emerging popular options is a reverse osmosis system. However, many people are unsure of what a Reverse Osmosis water filter is and the benefits of using this type of water treatment system. Simply put, unfiltered water is pushed through a reverse osmosis membrane (semi permeable membrane) that removes impurities, contaminants and unwanted dissolved solids.

After the dissolved contaminants are filtered and removed, the freshly filtered water, or permeate, flows to the storage tank, where it is held until needed. RO water has an amazingly clean taste that you’ll notice right away. No more chlorine taste from treated tap water. If you live in an area with poor water quality, it is highly recommended to switch to RO water filtration. Upgrade to a RO unit system and remove those impurities from your water supply. 

Benefits of a Reverse Osmosis Water System

What are some benefits of a reverse osmosis system?

  • Filters out dissolved salt, harmful contaminants, and dirty sediment
  • Improves taste, smell, and appearance of water
  • The reverse osmosis filtration provides product water quality, better than bottled water
  • Environmentally friendlier than bottled water
  • Easy to install and maintain the RO system
  • Some models are small enough to fit under your kitchen faucet

What Can a Reverse Osmosis System Remove?

As a water filtration system, along with producing the treated water, an RO system can filter out harmful contaminants like:

  • Chemical contaminants such as sodium, chloride, and lead.
  • Bacteria such as Salmonella and E. Coli
  • Viruses such as Hepatitis, Enteric, and Norovirus
  • Protozoa such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia

Water Softener vs Reverse Osmosis

You may be asking yourself, “If water purification products all do the same thing, why are there so many options?”. Clean water is clean water right? Well not exactly, the key difference between water softeners and reverse osmosis filtration is that an RO membrane (semi permeable membrane) completely filters out water contaminants (total dissolved solids, minerals and heavy metals like lead, arsenic, fluoride, iron, mercury, sodium and many more) from the feed water while a softener removes and addresses issues caused by hard water, via ionization.

The water purification process occurs as the water goes through the reverse osmosis membrane. Both water filtration systems aid in reducing the hardness level and TDS level (total dissolved solid). A reverse osmosis water purification system is perfect in areas like Southern California, where there are hard water problems and the tap water/drinking water can have a chlorine taste depending on what region you’re in because it is extremely concentrated with other unwanted minerals and contaminants. Many of our customers immediately notice the difference of using treated water from our RO systems.

Many water companies will claim that water softeners or a reverse osmosis water filter system will deliver 100% pure water, this is simply not a fact. From a technical perspective, water softeners and RO systems help reduce the hardness of water significantly and greatly improve the quality; however no company can claim to provide 100% pure water. While many people debate whether to get an RO water system, water filter, or water softener, we feel using a combination of these for your household is the best overall water treatment system solution. Experience the difference of filtered water in your home or utilize our commercial RO system for your business! Contact us today and let us help you select the right RO unit for you!

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Clear

Basic Reverse Osmosis Water System

The Rayne Clear 3 Stage Reverse Osmosis purified water system effectively reduces 95-97% of Total Dissolved Solids, dissolved salts, dissolved minerals, and other harmful contaminants within your water supply. The basic reverse osmosis water system could be the purification tool that solves your water problems.

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Pure Plus

4 Stage Reverse Osmosis System

The Rayne Pure Plus 4 Stage Residential Reverse Osmosis water filter system, with a post-carbon filter for a great fresh taste, effectively reduces 95-97% of Total Dissolved Solids and other harmful contaminants. This could be the right water filtration system for your home.

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Eradicator

Highly Efficient Reverse Osmosis Water System

The Rayne Eradicator Reverse Osmosis drinking water system not only provides the best drinking water filtration for your home, but it is also the most efficient system on the market wasting 75%-95% less water than other reverse osmosis systems. If you are looking for a water system that can get rid of heavy metals and other contaminants from your tap water, our reverse osmosis filters are the perfect place to start.
https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/home-water-treatment/household_water_treatment.html