Water purification systems and water purifiers produce purified water. This essentially means that the water has been mechanically filtered and processed to remove impurities and make is safer and cleaner to drink. The process of removing undesirable chemicals, biological contaminants, suspended solids and gases from contaminated water aims to produce drinking water that is better for our health.
Virginpure.com came up with a top 5 health benefits of drinking purified water – their number 1 reason is to filter out chlorine. This is the chemical that they use in swimming baths. You wouldn’t want to drink that would you? Although many of us have probably taken a mouth full of chlorinated water whilst swimming at their local pool.
Welovepurewater.com have titled their water purifiers page ‘Hero products for the 21st century’ – so can water filters and water purification systems really have that much of an effect on our health? Looking at this Mumsnet discussion, they are essential in hard water areas. What about hikers and backpacking – where would they be without a means of obtaining fresh, clean drinking water?