About Quantum 4000 Water Filter

About Quantum 4000 Water Filter

Like most people, you probably get your drinking water from the tap. However, depending which tap you’re using, that water may contain harmful bacteria and chemicals (e.g. arsenic, lead, aluminum, and chlorine).

You can take steps to make your water cleaner for your household, office, or business. Install one of our Quantum 4000 water filter as part of a filtration system to remove toxins and germs and make your water safer to drink.

Advantages of Installing the Quantum 1000 Water Filter

Advantages of Installing the Quantum 1000 Water Filter

Water is a necessity for the survival of all living creatures.  However, water from any source (including springs, rivers, wells, and dams) can contain various microbes and chemical substances (whether naturally or as a result of human pollution and other activities). Many particles and organisms can be harmful to humans. This makes water filtration especially important in areas where the water quality is low, and/or lead count is high. Water filter like Quantum 1000 remove these contaminants and make drinking water safe.
Issues of Water Care: Turbidity in Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care: Turbidity in Drinking Water

While turbid water is not necessarily harmful, it can be a sign of more serious problems. Particles in turbid water interfere with the disinfection process because they shield harmful water contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, from destruction by the disinfectant. 

Issues of Water Care: The Presence of Bacteria in Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care: The Presence of Bacteria in Drinking Water

Bacteria are the most numerous organisms on the planet.  There are literally millions of different types of bacteria.  They are one-celled organisms and are present in everything from water to food, and on objects we touch every day.  What’s ironic about bacteria is that they are among the smallest organisms on earth, and yet, they can cause some of the greatest problems.

Issues of Water Care: The “Ins and Outs” of Mechanical Filtration

Issues of Water Care: The “Ins and Outs” of Mechanical Filtration

All tap water contains unwanted particles and sediment that we’d rather not consume.  Whether at home or in a restaurant, water from the tap always contains millions of particles, such as dirt and rust.  Sometimes water even contains harmful particles, such as protozoan cysts, that can cause flu-like illnesses.
Issues of Water Care: The Facts about Lead in Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care: The Facts about Lead in Drinking Water

The presence of lead in drinking water is more prevalent and serious than many people realize.  Despite common perceptions, lead is not restricted to inner-city communities, but rather is a problem that affects many water systems across the country.  
Issues of Water Care: Taste, Odour and Colour in Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care: Taste, Odour and Colour in Drinking Water

Off-tastes and odours are common water quality problems across the country.  They are caused by a variety of factors, the most common of which is chlorine.  Keep in mind that tastes and odours will vary from tap to tap and are influenced by personal likes and dislikes.
Issues of Water Care: Taste, Odour and Colour in Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care: Taste, Odour and Colour in Drinking Water

Off-tastes and odours are common water quality problems across the country.  They are caused by a variety of factors, the most common of which is chlorine.  Keep in mind that tastes and odours will vary from tap to tap and are influenced by personal likes and dislikes.
Issues of Water Care: Scale Control for Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care: Scale Control for Drinking Water

Scale is solid material that builds up on the surfaces of water-using kitchen equipment such as coffee makers, ice makers, dishwashers and instant hot taps. 

Issues of Water Care - Reverse Osmosis Produces High Quality Drinking Water

Issues of Water Care - Reverse Osmosis Produces High Quality Drinking Water

Reverse osmosis, also known as “RO”, is a water treatment technique used since the 1950s to produce high quality drinking water that is virtually free from health or aesthetic contaminants.  It is commonly used to treat water supplies that have a high content of total dissolved solids (TDS), such as brackish, saline or sea waters.

Issues of Water Care - Preventing Cryptosporidiosis

Issues of Water Care - Preventing Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidium (pronounced krip-toe-spo-rid-ee-um) is a parasite that can live in the intestines of humans, farm animals, wild animals, and household pets.  Although there are several species of Cryptosporidium, only one species, Cryptosporidium parvum, is known to cause infection in humans.
Issues of WaterCare - Particles in Drinking Water

Issues of WaterCare - Particles in Drinking Water

Although water may appear to be clear, it always contains many microscopic particles, some of which can make water taste funny and even be dangerous to your health.  There are many types of particles, and the tiniest sub-micron sized particles may number in the millions per milliliter of water.