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Time To Repair RO Before It Makes You Sick!

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Water purification is very essential, especially in today’s times. This is owing to the increased water pollution and disproportionately high content of iron and other minerals in the water. The best form of purification available today is the Reverse Osmosis system, commonly referred to as the RO system.

This is a system that ensures the complete eradication of any foreign particles from the water you drink. But it requires maintenance and frequent repairs to ensure that it remains an effective guard against the water diseases.

What are the signs that your RO needs repair?

Even though your RO system may work properly, these signs are suggestive of the fact that RO repair is needed:

  1. Slow water flow
  2. Leakage from the RO system
  3. Bad smell of water
  4. Excessively saline or Foul-tasting water
  5. Frequent incessant vibration of the RO System

In addition to these signs, you must get your RO system repaired and have its maintenance done every 6 months to ensure that your RO system functions properly. Additionally, there is a “Water test” that ensures that the water is almost 100% safe. You can have this test conducted by your nearby purification company to ensure absolute safety.

What are the illnesses that may be caused due to contaminated water?

In case the RO is showing any of the aforementioned warnings, it may imply that the water is not adequately purified. Consumption of adequately filtered water may cause the following diseases:

  1. Diarrhea
  2. Nausea
  3. Intestinal cramping
  4. Stomach ache
  5. Gastrointestinal problems
  6. Dehydration
  7. Pneumonia

What are the alternative ways of purifying water?

If you find any of these warning signs, chances are that repair will take time. Meanwhile, you can use these alternative sources to purify water:

  1. Boiling water for at least 1 hour
  2. Using carbon activated filters
  3. Using ceramic filters
  4. Using DIY filters made with multiple layers to remove sediments

It is important that you remember that these sources are not as effective as the RO system is. In fact, boiling water, which is the most widely known alternative, kills the viruses but increases the concentration of other contaminants. Therefore, do ensure that the alternative remedies are only used temporarily.

In Conclusion

Impure water may contain parasites, bacteria, fertilizers, pesticides, untreated wastes, and heavy metals, among other things. These often go unnoticed to the naked eye and can cause a lot of problems. Thus, it is necessary to repair your RO before these diseases are caused.

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