Revisiting Fluoride in Water: What You Need to Know
The Backstory: Fluoride's Debut in Water
The Fluoride Filter Frenzy: Is It Essential?
The narrative above may leave you wondering: Should I fret about fluoride in my water? Here’s the gist: Not necessarily.
The Shift in Fluoride Levels: Trends and Patterns
Not Yet Assuaged? Here's Your Fluoride Action Plan
1. Water Filters
Only specific filters are capable of purging fluoride from tap water. The frontrunners are deionizers, reverse osmosis, and activated alumina. But a heads-up: not all filters can entirely remove fluoride. Still, they should manage about a 90% reduction.
2. Spring Water
3. Water Distillation
Diving Deeper: Purifying Your Drinking Water
- Reverse Osmosis (RO): An ace at removing contaminants, including fluoride, RO propels water through a semi-permeable membrane, retaining impurities. The outcome? Pristine drinking water. Maintenance is key, though.
- Water Distillation: This technique eradicates nearly everything from water, fluoride included. By heating water and harnessing its steam, contaminants are left in the lurch.
- Tailored Filtration Systems: One trusted method to expunge fluoride is by employing specific filtration systems like the Big Berkey. Outfitted with specialized fluoride filters, Berkey’s range offers a countertop water dispenser tailored for varied needs.