Heavy metals in water are not a major concern in the UK as there are regulations in place that ensure all water companies supply safe tap water. However, this doesn’t eliminate the risk of metals in water. Water can become contaminated between the initial distribution from the water companies and our properties by sediment infiltration through corroded pipes & plumbing. Below we list some of the common heavy metals in water that could pose a potential risk along with information on water filters for metals.
Established in 1989, Billi’s reputation for design and manufacturing innovation is world-renowned. We have continued to embrace superior technologies to create cutting-edge products and modern design aesthetics to provide our customers with fresh filtered drinking water. If you’re concerned about metals in water, especially if you have an older property, here is how you can ensure drinking water is safe for you and your family with a water filter for metals:
What contaminants may be present in tap water will vary but some of the most common metals found in water include:
Low levels of some heavy metals may not pose a threat. However, high levels of metals in water could lead to serious health issues. Additionally, some metals in water may not directly impact your health, but by accelerating the corrosion of distribution infrastructure (such as pipes), they can cause indirectly impact your health.
Using a water filter for metals is an easy and effective way to remove heavy metals in water, giving you peace of mind that your drinking water is safe. When choosing a water filtration system, you will need to make sure that the filter does remove heavy metals as not all do.
The CDC states that whilst Reverse Osmosis is the most reliable method (for heavy metal removal), higher-quality and smaller-micron filters can reduce lead and other heavy metals too.
We use premium water filters in all our systems, utilising a unique Fibron X® technology that features a graded density profile to ensure maximum performance and capacity.
To ensure metals in water are removed, you will need to use our 0.2 micron filter which provides the highest level of filtration and superior drinking water quality. In addition to reducing lead and heavy metals, the 0.2-micron water filter also removes from your water:
Water filters for metals have other advantages too. With the taste and odour of your drinking water improved this makes it much more enjoyable to drink which many find helps to increase their water intake to stay hydrated. Because our systems enable you to have filtered water on tap with the system under your bench this means you have unlimited high-quality water without cluttering your kitchen space.
If you’re concerned about the presence of heavy metals in your water, a water filter for metals could be the solution. Contact us today to enquire about removing metals in your water. Our team can assist you in determining what the best water filter is for your requirement and give you information on where to buy.