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How Can Water Filtration Improve Town Water?

Dual water filters under a sink in Coffs Harbour

From the water you drink to the tap water you use while cooking your meals, water filtration can be an effective and practical way to improve your town water supply.

Filtration can remove less desirable components of the supply and leave you with clean, usable water all year-round.

With such a wide range of benefits, it makes sense that water filtration in Coffs Harbour is growing in popularity over the years.

How do these water filters work? How can they be used to improve town water, and are they necessary to use on all of your tap water daily? We’ve covered all you need to know so read on below to find out more.

What is water filtration?

Water filtration refers to the process of filtering any kind of water using cartridges or media that wear down over time.

Typically made of charcoal and similar purifying materials, a water filtration system helps to ensure your water is thoroughly cleaned before it arrives to the point where you use it. That means no need for extra steps or processes out of the tap.

Why would you need water filtration in Coffs Harbour?

While you may think that your water doesn’t need to be filtered, more homes than you might think use tank water across the Coffs Harbour area.

Tank water means there’s a far greater potential for bacteria and contamination.

Because your water is sitting there ready to be used, there’s a far greater chance of it becoming dirty – especially from bird droppings, dirt, dust and more.

But even for homes not using a tank, there’s still a risk of contamination. While town water may be treated, it still needs to get from that treatment plant to your home. Filtration provides an extra degree of security while also removing any excess chemicals that may affect your water quality or the taste of the water in the process.

How does a water filtration system improve town water?

So, how can a filtration system help to improve town water? There are a few different ways that a high-quality filter can help make your water better:

Removing potential contaminants

To treat bacteria in the town water supply sterilisation occurs using various methods including lime, aluminium sulphate, caustic soda, fluoride and chlorine. How this is done varies based on every individual council.

By filtering your town water you are ensuring that your water is as safe as possible from potential contaminants.

Restoring the taste of your water

If you’ve travelled around Australia, you know that town water, city water and rural water all taste very different. A filtration system can help to restore your water to a more standard taste by removing excess chemicals, making your water more enjoyable to drink.

Whether you like to enjoy tea or coffee at home, you will notice a significant improvement in the taste of your beverages that you make with your water if you first filter your water through a carbon filter.

Keeping plants healthy

House plants can be notoriously picky when it comes to what you water them with, and filtered water is always best to ensure their health and longevity.

With a filtration system, watering directly from the tap or hose is not going to affect the health of your plants.

Thinking of adding a water filtration system to your property in Coffs Harbour? At North Coast Power & Water, we’re the experts when it comes to clean water.

So, get in touch with our team today to find out more about our products and how they would suit your needs.

Do you know what you want? You can buy water filters and accessories at our online store here.